Cornell University

Institutional Information
  • Carbon Commitment
  • Race to Zero
  • Carbon neutral by 2035
  • 100% reduction of Total Carbon by 2035 relative to 2008
  • 100% reduction of Purchased Electricity Carbon by 2035 relative to 2008
  • 100% reduction of Stationary Fuels Carbon by 2035 relative to 2008
  • Scopes 1 and 2: -35%
  • Scope 3: -70%
  • Gross emissions: -41%
  • Net emissions: -53%
Totals
Fiscal YearGross MTCDEOffsets (MTCDE)Compost (MTCDE)Non-Additional Sequestration (MTCDE)Biogenic (MT CO2)Net MTCDE
2008315,380.580.000.000.000.00315,380.58
2009289,955.000.000.000.000.00289,955.00
2010242,237.77-6,355.00-2,772.840.000.00233,109.93
2011240,371.67-14,183.00-1,641.780.000.00224,546.89
2012216,686.68-13,124.00-1,419.600.000.00202,143.08
2013231,211.49-16,230.00-3,120.600.000.00211,860.89
2014236,230.35-16,795.00-2,783.760.000.00216,651.59
2015236,474.96-20,368.00-1,611.120.000.00214,495.84
2016233,205.03-26,460.00-1,221.280.000.00205,523.75
2017225,027.18-27,651.00-1,000.480.000.00196,375.70
2018230,749.63-32,853.00-1,088.090.000.00196,808.54
2019236,216.27-36,959.00-1,275.080.000.00197,982.19
2020200,931.25-34,827.00-984.310.000.00165,119.94
2021187,165.32-39,191.00-1,293.600.000.00146,680.72