Climate Initiative

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The Williams College Climate Initiative
* Williams College is responsible for emitting 34,700 tons of carbon dioxide per year, a quarter of Williamstown’s total emissions. This is approximately 11.5 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per person at Williams College.
* More than 37 colleges and universities have set an example by meeting or beating the Kyoto Protocol agreement for emissions reductions. For example, see the recent article [ The Greening of America's Campuses] (New York Times, Jan 8 2006).
* Williamstown has already adopted a climate action plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 10% percent by 2010. Williams College is a member of this community and an integral part of the town’s plan.