AASHE Conference 2019 UNC Sustainability Staff Share Trends and Lessons Learned at National AASHE Conference

November 20, 2019

Energy Services and Sustainability team members Cindy Shea and Amy Armbruster recently presented at the 2019 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) conference and expo in Spokane, Washington.

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2019 Three Zeros Day: A Celebration of Evolving Commitment

October 17, 2019

The 2019 Three Zeros Day celebration took place October 7 with engaging and interactive stations and a side of fun for those who wanted to learn more about the University’s progress towards its Three Zeros Environmental Initiative goals.  If a smoothie bike and greenhouse gas inventory info at the Net…

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Advancing Commitments of the Three Zeros Through Student Leaders

October 7, 2019

Senior Allie Omens, this year’s recipient of the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative Leadership Award, leads by example and champions change.

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A Restoration for the Future A Restoration for the Future

October 4, 2019

The University is working steadily to decrease its carbon footprint and move away from using coal. Campus administrators continually look for ways to reduce overall energy consumption and increase the use of renewable energy while lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

Categories: Greenhouse Gas


UNC Releases 2018 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report

October 4, 2019

In 2007, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill signed the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). In signing this, Carolina committed to carbon neutrality by 2050 and agreed to conduct annual greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in order to track progress.

Categories: Greenhouse Gas


Ideas and networks spark at Sustainability Social event

September 11, 2019

The Three Zeros Environmental Initiative partnered with the Environmental Affairs Committee of the UNC Student Government Executive Branch for a casual networking event to welcome students back to campus and meet leaders of Carolina’s student organizations and departments working to advance sustainability on campus.

Categories: Campus Sustainability, UNC Three Zeros