Tag Archive for carbon emissions

Campus Recreation Project

completeforwebsiteCampus Recreation began a campaign to bring awareness to behavior changes that can contribute to reducing carbon emissions. After calculating the total club sports emissions for competition travel for the 2012-2013 academic year, the total emissions equated 263 tons of carbon dioxide being emitted.

Close up

close-upThe trees scattered across Boston College’s landscape do not appear on the school’s balance sheet, but the University would be poorer without them. Literally. The 4,615 specimens counted and measured on the Chestnut Hill and Brighton campuses by student researchers during the summers of 2008 and 2009 reduce air-conditioning costs with their shade and lower heating costs by buffering winds, remove airborne pollutants, and prevent erosion.