The University of Chicago Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Plan
“Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times, and the University of Chicago is committed to making a positive impact on this complex problem. Taking action to cut the University’s greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 is one of the ways we are applying the expertise of our community to build a more sustainable future.” – President Paul Alivisatos
Facilities Services releases public dashboards
The Office of Sustainability and Energy Services, within Facilities Services, is pleased to announce the public release of University greenhouse gas emissions dashboards and additional University utility usage dashboards. Check the Reporting tab for additional information.
U.S. Department of Energy Better Climate Challenge Partner
We are proud to announce that we have joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Climate Challenge, committing to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2030. As a partner in the challenge, which supports UChicago’s existing commitment to cut our GHG emissions in half, we plan to share our carbon reduction progress and strategies with the broader market to help other organizations build on our success. We look forward to working with DOE and our peers in the challenge to turn the threat of climate change into an opportunity to innovate, collaborate, and create a better planet.
University of Chicago’s Environmental Community
UChicago ECo is a hub for connection, communication, and support. It connects the community engaged in environmental research and sustainability and connects you with that community. It aims to communicate the diverse resources and events from around UChicago and beyond, and support efforts in these areas.