CLIMATE ACTION

Low Carbon Energy Use

Total energy used

36.170GJ

Total energy used from low-carbon sources

1GJ

 

Environmental Education Measures

Our university provides local education programs or campaigns on climate change risks, impacts, mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction, and early warning. Education programs, compulsory and elective courses, public seminars, and panels are organized in Sakarya University on reducing the risks and impacts of climate change. Our student communities carry out various activities on climate change. Also, our faculty members have scientific studies and projects in this field.

Our university has a university Climate Action plan shared with local government and/or local community groups. Sakarya University shares with the local government about the climate action plan. Our faculty members contribute to the development of the provincial strategic plan. The strategic plan also includes climate-related strategies.

Our university participates in cooperative planning for climate change disasters, working with the government. Sakarya University contributes to cooperation planning for climate change disasters. It supports decision-makers with many materials, including projects, reports, analyses, and academic publications.

Our university informs and supports the local or regional government in local climate change disaster/risk early warning and monitoring. Sakarya University informs and contributes to local and regional administrations on climate change and disaster. It supports decision-makers with many materials, including projects, reports, analyses, and academic publications.

Our university collaborates with NGOs on climate adaptation. Sakarya University works in cooperation with NGOs on climate adaptation. Public information events are organized. Both our academicians and students take part in these activities and activities with awareness projects and R&D projects.

Commitment To Carbon Neutral University

According to the Greenhouse Gas Protocols, our university has a target date by which it will become carbon neutral. According to the Greenhouse Gas Protocols, the date when Sakarya University is planned to be carbon neutral is 2023. Although the government sets this target, it is followed sensitively by the environmental commission. The decline in carbon emissions over the years increases our belief that we will be carbon neutral in 2023.

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