American Studies

Carbon Footprint

FY 2015 data will be available in late 2015 or early 2016.

Wesleyan University Carbon Emissions (MTCO2e)

FY 2008 - FY 2014

 

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FY 14

% change 2008-14

Scope 1 Heating, Cooling, & Campus-Generated Electricity 14,176 15,045 18,248 19,148 16,372 16,833 18,046 +27%
Fleet Vehicles 349 396 375 332 340 333 307 -12%
Agriculture & Refrigerants 40 143 117 99 67 82 135 +238%
Scope 2 Purchased Electricity 10,653 7,617 3,913 3,807 3,984 4,497 2,469 -77%
Scope 3 Air Travel (University & Study Abroad) 3,623 3,945 3,778 3,846 4,048 3,483 3,908 +8%
Other Travel  N/A   N/A   N/A   N/A  43 35 340 N/A
Commuting 1,407 1,310 1,207 1,165 1,190 1,036 1,388 -1%
Solid Waste -35 -34 -29 -32 -27 -28 -33 -6%
Paper 64 106 92 79 141 125 92 +44%
Wastewater 54 31 34 36 30 N/A 34 -37%
T&D Losses 1,054 753 387 377 399 445 153 -73%
Offsets RECs/Composting 
 -210 -303 -1,880 -   -   -72 -57  
Total Gross  31,384  29,313  28,122  28,857  26,683 26,842 25,517 -19%
Net  31,174  29,010  26,242  28,857  26,683 26,769 25,460 -18%