Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.81
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2012
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Slippery Rock University
PAE-5: Climate Action Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Herbert Carlson
Sustainability Officer
Facilities & Planning
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Does the institution have a plan to mitigate its greenhouse gas emissions that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief summary of the climate plan’s long-term goals:

As a 2009 signatory of the ACUPCC, SRU's Climate Action Plan outlines the strategies needed to reach climate neutrality by 2037. The long-term goal of the CAP is to achieve climate neutrality and further the cause of human-induced climate change.

A brief summary of the climate plan’s short-term goals:

Some of the short-term and mid-term goals include; converting the central plant to biomass, alternative transportation plan, solar arrays, purchasing green electricity, recommsioning existing buildings, and targeting behavior modifications.

Year the climate plan was formally adopted or approved:

An indication of whether institution has made a commitment to reduce GHG emissions a specific amount by a target year:

List which emissions (scope 1, 2, and/or 3) are included in its GHG emissions commitment:
Scopes 1, 2 & 3

The reduction level (percentage) institution has committed to:

The baseline year the institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
Jan. 15, 2005

The baseline emissions level institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
52,874 MTeCO2

The target year the institution specified in its GHG emissions commitment :
Jan. 15, 2030

The website URL where information about the climate plan is available:

Targets include:

30% reduction by 2017
70% reduction by 2027
100% reduction by 2037

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