Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.93
Liaison Fortino Morales
Submission Date May 31, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of California, Riverside
PAE-5: Climate Action Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 John Cook
Director of Sustainability
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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:

UCR's Climate Action Plan calls for reaching net-zero carbon emissions from Scope 1,2 & 3 emissions by 2045 with a balanced approach to our social, environmental and financial responsibilities.

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

The campus will reduce emissions to 2000 levels by 2014 and to 1990 levels by 2020 without adjusting for growth through energy efficiency, green building and on-site renewable energy generation.

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:
1 2 3

The reduction level (percentage) institution has committed to:

The baseline year the institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:
Dec. 31, 2000

The baseline emissions level institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:

The target year the institution specified in its GHG emissions commitment :
Dec. 31, 2014

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

UCR is committed to reduce Scope 1, 2 & 3 emissions as reported to the ACUPCC to 1990 levels by 2020 not adjusted for growth. This represents a 56% reduction from 2010 emission levels.

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