Lecture+12-03-08+Campus+Sustainability+-McNeilly

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1 Institutionalizing Campus Sustainability Climate Action at UC Berkeley December 8, 2008
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2 Successes Since 2005 ± 2005 Campus Sustainability Assessment ± Cal Climate Action Partnership (CalCAP) and Feasibility Study – implementation underway ± Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory and Reduction Target ¾ Achieve 1990 levels by 2014 ± Office of Sustainability created ± New Facilities Services Programs ± UCOP Policy on Sustainable Practices
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3 Recognition ± Identified as a “Campus Sustainability Leader” by the Sustainable Endowments Institute (2008) ± UC System in a “league of our own” – Sierra Magazine (2008) ¾ UCB a Top School for educating Green Building Consultants, Environmental Journalists, and Wildlife Biologists ± Recognized consistently among CA higher education peers ± 2008 Environmental Achievement Award – US EPA …now well positioned to ramp up efforts and better measure success
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4 The mission of the Office of Sustainability is to continually improve the sustainability of campus operations, especially through reductions in campus greenhouse gas emissions. We do so by: ± measuring and reporting progress and successes ± identifying and removing barriers to change and creative solutions ± increasing communication flows on and off campus
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