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Climate Action Plan

September 23, 2019 | Student Senate | Action #1

WHEREAS the Student Sustainability Task Force created a petition entitled “RPI Climate Action Plan”;

WHEREAS the petition garnered 301 signatures as of the 9th of September, 2019; and

WHEREAS the Student Sustainability Task Force presented to the Senate, their concerns and plans to take action in an effort to improve RPI’s sustainability and climate friendliness;

The Rensselaer Union 50th Student Senate hereby RESOLVES:

  1. To thank the Student Sustainability Task Force for presenting to the Student Senate about their concerns with current sustainability efforts on campus and providing good insight into where improvements can be made,

  2. To acknowledge the imminent need for a campus carbon plan,

  3. To advocate for collaboration between the Student Sustainability Task Force, the Facilities and Services Committee, and the related Administrators to work towards developing and implementing a campus carbon plan, and

  4. To advocate for the completion of current projects through this new collaboration.

So Moved By

Advaith Narayan

And Seconded By

Colleen Corrigan

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