United Climate Action Network


SUNY  Climate Change Goals


SUNY is part of Part of University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) – excerpted from https://secondnature.org/wp-content/uploads/SecondNature_UC3_2018ProgressReport-Final.pdf

100% of its electricity from zero-net-carbon sources, including renewables and energy storage, as soon as possible.

100% of the campuses increase resilience with feasibility studies to develop a microgrid for all or part of the campus

100 of all new buildings designed to net-zero carbon standards 1

 SUNY previously committed

-to improving its energy efficiency performance by 20 percent by 2020 from 1990 levels

-reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2020 and 40 percent by 2030 compared to 2015 baseline levels

 incorporating deep energy retrofits into capital maintenance projects across its campuses

-install renewable energy at each of its 64 campuses by 2020, with 50 percent renewable generation by 2030.