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iCAP 2020: Illinois Climate Action Plan (In Progress)
The Sustainability Sub-Council met on November 10, 2021 in preparation of the Sustainability Council meeting. The primary agenda items included:
The Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) outlines a path for the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to achieve carbon neutrality as soon as possible, and no later than 2050, and to work with our local communities to build resilience to climate change. The iCAP 2020 is the campus’s strategic sustainability plan to meet our Climate Leadership Commitments. This is critical and urgent, as atmospheric greenhouse gases (GHG) contribute to unstable agricultural productivity, food insecurity, and heightened levels of air and water pollution that will particularly affect our most vulnerable communities.
The plan includes 56 specific SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-based) objectives crafted in pursuit of this goal, organized into eight key themes: Energy, Transportation, Land & Water, Zero Waste, Education, Engagement, Resilience, and Implementation.
Primary Contact:Meredith Moore
Project Leader:Morgan White and Ximing Cai
- Sustainability Council
- iCAP Working Group
- Energy SWATeam
- Transportation SWATeam
- Land and Water SWATeam
- Zero Waste SWATeam
- Education SWATeam
- Engagement SWATeam
- Resilience SWATeam