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Carbon Footprint

The carbon footprint is a measurement of total greenhouse gas emissions.  Electricity, natural gas, commuter data, and waste generation are part of what is analyzed to produce a  "tons of carbon dioxide equivalent" that can then be used to gauge improvement and compare institutions.

"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves."
~ John Muir