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Climate Action

Energy usage is the largest contributor to Penn State’s emissions profile. Penn State has reduced its campus greenhouse gas emissions by 32% since 2005.This reduction has been based on a foundation of energy conservation, increased efficiency, increased levels of Combined Heat and Power (CHP), targeted renewable purchases, awareness as well as programs in sectors other than energy.

   Penn State has reduced its campus greenhouse gas emissions by 32% since 2005.The current goal is 35% by 2020. 

Chart of Penn State GHG Emissions