STARS Information:

  • Credit Rationale: This credit recognizes institutions that have developed a formal strategy to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Environmental Benefits: Adopting a formal plan indicates the institution’s commitment to reducing its global warming impact. Since multiple facets of an institution’s operations can help reduce emissions, developing a climate action strategy can help an institution realize its sustainability goals as well as climate targets.
  • Scoring: Institution earns 2 points for this credit by having a plan that meets the criteria outlined above.  

Going Green

CSU Channel Islands Summary:

Climate Plan:

CO2 written in cloudsCSU Channel Islands currently does not have a plan to mitigate its greenhouse gas emissions that meets the criteria for this credit

Information Received From:

John Gormley: Campus Architect and Interim Director of Planning, Design & Construction

Learn More:

Examples of Climate Plans at other STARS rated institutions:

University of Oregon Climate Action Plan (PDF)

Kankakee Community College Climate Action Plan