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Projects Updates for Carbon Commitment

  1. Archived info from American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC)

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    Archived text: "The American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) is a high-visibility effort to address global climate disruption undertaken by a network of colleges and universities that have made institutional commitments to eliminate net greenhouse gas emissions from specified campus operations, and to promote the research and educational efforts of higher education to equip society to re-stabilize the earth’s climate. Its mission is to accelerate progress towards climate neutrality and sustainability by empowering the higher education sector to educate students, create solutions, and provide leadership-by-example for the rest of society."

  2. Updated Climate Commitment includes Resiliency

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    Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson signed Second Nature’s Climate Resilience Commitment on Feb. 9, 2016. This makes Illinois one of the Charter Signatory campuses nationwide for Second Nature’s full Climate Commitment, which combines the Resilience Commitment with the Carbon Commitment the campus signed in 2008. Read the full press release at

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