Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.08
Liaison Carrie Metzgar
Submission Date May 18, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

University of California, San Diego
Tier2-1: Air Travel Emissions

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Valerie Fanning
Compliance Officer
Environmental Health & Safety
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have policies and/or programs in place to reduce emissions from air travel?:

A brief description of the policies and/or programs:

As stated in the 2008 Climate Action Plan (CAP), UC San Diego plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (of which air travel emissions comprises 11%) to 2000 levels by 2013, 1990 levels by 2020, and reach climate neutrality by 2025. Additionally, the CAP outlines the following specific per-capita goals for reducing air travel emissions: 11% reduction each year from 2009-2010, based on the previous year’s emissions, 7% reduction each year from 2011-2020, based on the previous year’s emissions, and a 5% reduction each year from 2021-2050, based on the previous year’s emissions.

The website URL where information about the policies and/or programs is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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