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Measuring a University’s Environmental Impact through its Carbon Emissions

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To determine the environmental impact of Central Mindanao University, a carbon emissions inventory was conducted. Data from carbon emission sources, such as fuel use, agricultural production, electricity consumption, food purchases, and travel were gathered from various offices of the university. Consumption data were then processed and converted using carbon emission factors derived from previous literature and studies. Results revealed that the total annual carbon emissions of CMU based on the determined sources is 2,271.26 tCO2e. The primary carbon emission source is agricultural production - which comprises 61% of the total carbon emissions computed. The least source of carbon emission is food purchase - which is 0.3% of the total carbon emissions.
  • College of Forestry and Environmental Science, Central Mindanao University, University Town, Musuan, Bukidnon, Philippines
  • College of Forestry and Environmental Science, Central Mindanao University, University Town, Musuan, Bukidnon, Philippines
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