Thursday, January 24, 2013

2011 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Now Available

Results from UNC’s 2011 Greenhouse Gas Inventory show a decrease in emissions of approximately 3.3% from the 2007 baseline. Campus square footage increased 9% during this period. Building-related energy consumption (from stationary, on-campus combustion and purchased electricity) amounted to 78% of greenhouse gas emissions. Transportation emissions comprised 20% -- primarily from air travel -- and waste, fugitive, and other emissions together comprised 2% of total emissions. Read more »