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Nov 18 2014

NYIT Celebrates International Education Week

Nov 10 2014

Men’s Soccer Wins ECC Championship with 1-0 Victory over LIU Post

Nov 07 2014

Dr. Jerry Balentine New Vice President for Medical Affairs and Global Health

Nov 07 2014

NYIT Management Students Advance to Fed Challenge Semi-Finals

Nov 04 2014

NYIT’s STEAM Career Fair Links Students to Employers

Nov 21 2014

Mini-Retreats for Scholarly Writing

Nov 24 2014

Device Control for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response

Dec 01 2014

Job Search Strategies

Dec 01 2014

Head in the Cloud? Protecting Your Privacy in a Mobile World

Dec 01 2014

Give ‘Em the Business: Resources for Management Students

Long Island Carbon Footprint Project

See Complete Long Island Carbon Footprint Project


 

Nassau and Suffolk County Residents can complete the anonymous, residential survey here.

In 2010, through the support of the Rauch foundation, NYIT was commissioned to update an ICLEI 2005 Carbon footprint study on LI and to develop and standardize a local community greenhouse gas inventory and accounting process going forward. Energy use and resultant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on Long Island for the year 2010 were established and were compared to 2005 as a baseline. Through this project, NYIT will update and enhance the measurement and presentation of the Long Island Carbon Footprint in conjunction with partnerships with various organizations and institutions in Long Island. NYIT is uniquely positioned to provide this comparison of GHG emissions studies for the Long Island community.

The regional inventory serves as a rallying point for governments, businesses, organizations and residents to coordinate climate initiatives across Long Island. It is intended to provide Long Island communities with baseline greenhouse gas emissions data, and maximize the collective efforts of Local and regional entities to begin charting a course for emissions reduction throughout the region.
 

For more information, please contact the Long Island Carbon Footprint Project at lifootprint@nyit.edu.

For background information on the 2005 Analysis please visit the ICLEI website here.
 

Download the Final Report:
Long Island Carbon Footprint Project 2005-2010 Comparison (PDF)

This project is generously supported by the Rauch Foundation.