Sustainability+at+UC+Berkeley+2009.ES10

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Sustainability at UC Berkeley http://sustainability.berkeley.edu http://calcap.berkeley.edu
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Campus Commitment to the Environment “Climate change caused by our use of carbon fuels is one of the most significant and pressing challenges of our time. At UC Berkeley, the nation’s leading public teaching and research university, we are aggressively addressing climate change through our teaching and research, as well as through policy and collective and individual action on our campus.” UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau (Testimony to the United States Senate, Committee on Environment and Public Works, April 3, 2008 “By compiling our sustainability goals and strategies and addressing a broad range of environmental aspects, UC Berkeley is planning for the future and setting the bar higher.” Chancellor Birgeneau
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The Office of Sustainability The primary work of the Office of Sustainability is to continually improve the sustainability of campus operations, especially through reductions in campus greenhouse gas emissions Planning and Reporting – 2009 Sustainability Report & Plan - the 2009 Climate Action Plan Implementation – Projects and programs to reduce impacts Communication and Coordination – newsletters, working with other community members, student classes…
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2009 Campus Sustainability Plan By 2014, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels. (CalCAP) Achieve climate neutrality as soon as possible. (CalCAP, UCOP) Water By 2011 or earlier, set a water reduction goal and analyze and approve feasible water reduction, reuse, and/or recycling projects. Built Environment
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2011 for the course ES 10 taught by Professor Kondolf during the Spring '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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