Green House Gas Reduction Report

October 14, 2011

Yale’s 2011 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Report is out! In 2005, the University pledged to achieve its greenhouse gas commitment to reduce emissions 43% below 2005 levels by 2020. The development of this comprehensive 15-year plan will become possible through measures such asincreasing efficiency of Yale’s on-campus power plants, adhering to sustainable construction and renovation, and utilizing new sustainable energy sources. To this date, Yale has reduced its emission 11.5% below 2005 levels while at the same time increasing campus size by 11% and population size by 13.3%.