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Oct 10 2014

TEDx Explores Harmonic Tectonics

Oct 03 2014

NYIT Students Surpass the $1 Million Mark in Combined Earnings from Internships

Sep 24 2014

TEDxNYIT: Creating Harmony in a World Experiencing Tectonic Shifts

Sep 19 2014

Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights

Sep 19 2014

NYIT Engineering Professor Wins NIH Grant for Robotics Research

Oct 21 2014

Interdisciplinary Studies Career Panel

Oct 21 2014

Dig Lavender: Volleyball vs. Queens (N.Y.)

Oct 22 2014

“The Year of Turkey 2014” - The Heritage of Turkish Art: Opening Reception

Oct 23 2014

“The Year of Turkey 2014” - The Heritage of Turkish Art: Exhibition

Oct 23 2014

Relay for Life Interest Meeting

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.