As a 2008 signatory to the American Colleges & Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment, LSC is required to complete and submit a plan outlining our goals and intentions to reduce carbon emissions through various energy emission mitigation strategies and educational and community outreach efforts.
Over the course of one year, the Lake Superior College Sustainability Plan of Action was completed by students and staff within the college’s Environmental Council with input and support from administration, knowledge of many individuals on campus, and collaborative efforts with other colleges in our region.
View the full Plan here: Lake Superior College Sustainability Plan of Action
This document is a plan for LSC to achieve at least a 50% reduction in eCO2 emissions by 2030. Recognizing the fluctuating nature of environmental technology and social change, this Plan will focus on the next few years followed by five-year interim goals until 2030; bi-annual reviews of this document will address the years to follow. This review process will address LSC’s goal to achieve climate neutrality by 2060. To achieve this goal thoughtful planning and direction are necessary. This goal and Plan will prompt meaningful discussion and development of policies and procedures needed to get us there.
As of May 6th, 2011, the final Plan has been submitted to ACUPCC! This document will utilized in annual planning for campus sustainability projects and will be updated every two years and re-submitted to ACUPCC. If you have comments or suggestions for future drafts, feel free to leave them here!