Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.12
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Portland State University
OP-5: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.34 / 14.00 Molly Bressers
Program & Outreach Coordinator
Campus Sustainability Office
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Scope 1 and 2 gross GHG emissions, 2005 :
36,326 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Off-site, institution-catalyzed carbon offsets generated, 2005:
0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Third-party verified carbon offsets purchased, 2005:
0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

On-campus residents, 2005:
1,272

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
13,000

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
10,340

Scope 1 and 2 gross GHG emissions, performance year :
27,017 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Off-site, institution-catalyzed offsets generated, performance year:
0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

Carbon offsets purchased, performance year:
0 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent

List the start and end dates of the GHG emissions performance year:
June 30, 2011 - July 1, 2012

On-campus residents, performance year:
1,900

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
18,187

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
12,934

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with GHG performance year):
July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012

Baseline year - FY2005
Scope 1 & 2:

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Performance year - FY2012
Scope 1 & 2 source: CACP calculator, ACUPCC report http://rs.acupcc.org/ghg/2453/
Offsets:

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Campus population sources:
Housing info from Don Forsythe and
Factbooks from http://www.oirp.pdx.edu/
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PSU expects to sell credits totaling 483 tons of CO2 from our FY 2013 GHG emissions. The emissions reported here for scope 1 +2 are from FY 2012, the only available data we have, as we perform our GHG assessment every other (even) year.

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