The EGEN SWATeam a meeting for the Spring 2017 semester. Topics covered include:
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- 8.4 Use Offsets to Meet Unmet 2020 iCAP Targets
- 2015 Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP)
Key Objective: 8.4 Use Offsets to Meet Unmet 2020 iCAP Targets
The 2015 iCAP, chapter 8, objective 4 is, "By FY20, utilize offsets to meet all iCAP emissions targets that have not been met by direct emission reductions."
No metric specified for this objective
Once the administrative processes have been established to purchase carbon offsets, and ideally once a robust program of local, mission-linked offsets has been created, the campus would be positioned to utilize the purchase of carbon offsets to meet any shortfalls in its emission reduction goals in FY20.
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