Pomona College is a signatory of The President's Climate Leadership Commitment on Carbon, which means the College must adhere to activities including an annual greenhouse gas inventory and the creation and implementation of a plan for reducing climate change-causing emissions. Pomona College publishes annual greenhouse gas emissions reports publicly through Second Nature.
Climate Planning Principles
Prioritization of efforts:
In order to emphasize personal responsibility and stewardship, educational opportunities, and other sustainability values, the College plans to take action with the following prioritization of efforts:
- Conservation (behavior modification and elimination of use)
- Efficiency (technology improvements)
- Renewables (purchase and development of alternative energy sources)
- Offsets (third-party or off-campus offsetting of emissions)