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Events

Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 21 2014

“Year of Turkey 2014” Webinar: Video-Conferencing Using Zoom

Apr 21 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation II

Apr 22 2014

Citation Workshop

Apr 22 2014

Citation Workshop

Apr 22 2014

C.H.I. Garden Party

Long Island Carbon Footprint Project

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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.