The Ohio State University
PAE-5: Climate Action Plan
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Energy Services and Sustainability
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:
Ohio State aims to be carbon neutral by 2050 through the employment of a combined heat and power plant, regional chiller plants and new technologies as they are developed.
A brief summary of the climate plan’s short-term goals:
The university has also set interim goals of 50% and 75% GHG emissions reductions by 2030 and 2040, respectively. These goals are to be met through the implementation of energy conservation measures, investment in renewable energy, and education and outreach efforts.
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:
The reduction level (percentage) institution has committed to:
The baseline year the institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
The baseline emissions level institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
The target year the institution specified in its GHG emissions commitment :
The website URL where information about the climate plan is available:
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