Energy & Emissions

Energy & Emissions

Radford University made a commitment to pursue net carbon neutrality and has a responsibility to investigate new, economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable strategies to reach this bold target.

Goals: 2020, 2030, 2040 (from original CAP in 2010) Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2040 

In 2009, Radford became a signatory of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, pledging to pursue net carbon neutrality by 2040, with interim targets of a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and a 60% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Generation

Examine and pursue appropriate alternate strategies that provide low-carbon energy. Continue to review new opportunities for lowering emissions and costs as they arrive.