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By the Numbers: Reducing Campus GHGs

October 24, 2022
Our 2021 Greenhouse Gases: By the Numbers report breaks down campus emissions and illustrates the strides the University is making toward its 2040 climate neutrality goal. The report uses 2007 — the year Carolina began robust tracking of campus greenhouse gas emissions — as the baseline year. Since that time,…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Greenhouse Gas News, UNC Three Zeros News

A Crash Course on Nitrogen Footprints

September 29, 2021
A nitrogen footprint is the amount of reactive nitrogen that enters the environment through human activities minus the nitrogen that is prevented from entering the environment.

Categories: Greenhouse Gas News, Nitrogen

Visual of Sustainable Carolina Logo overlaid onto a drone photo of Battle Grove. Updated Climate Action Plan and Tracking Greenhouse Gas Emissions Progress

August 31, 2021
UNC’s Climate Action Plan includes feedback and comments on the Draft Climate Action Plan following public engagement and comment and the annual greenhouse gas emissions fact sheet summarizes progress “by the numbers.”

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Climate Action Plan News, Greenhouse Gas News

Best Workplaces for Commuters 2021 Logo UNC-Chapel Hill Named to Best Workplaces for Commuters 2021

February 1, 2021
UNC-Chapel Hill was named one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters by the National Center for Transit Research, making it more than 15 years the University has received this designation.

Categories: Greenhouse Gas News, UNC Three Zeros News

AC Systems in Data Center Data Center’s Energy-Efficient AC Units Reduce Carbon Footprint

February 6, 2020
New computer room air conditioning units in the Information Technology Services data center were recently installed and will decrease greenhouse gas emissions.

Categories: Greenhouse Gas News