Carbon Footprint

The data below details Wesleyan's carbon footprint in metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (MTCO2e), which includes emissions of carbon dioxide, methane, and other greenhouse gases that are responsible for warming the atmosphere.  In the % change from 2008 column, emission sources are color coded: 

  • Green = significant emissions decrease (>10% decrease)
  • Yellow = small emissions increase/decrease (-10% to +10% change)
  • Red = significant emissions increase (>10% increase)

The table below shows the most recently available information.  Information is updated in late fall each year.