Climate Action Plan

A direct attempt to control and reduce the future greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of our campus

Climate Action Plan Kickoff

  • September 24, 2014
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm.
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Centennial Student Union Ballroom
  • Free!
  • Light breakfast refreshments will be served
  • Directions

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Why Attend

  • Build a resilient sustainable campus
  • Create a better future together
  • Network with others about concrete actions to work toward sustainability
  • Have fun!


  • 8:30 - 9:00 am      Registration / Networking / Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 - 9:30 am      Welcome by President Davenport and Introductory Remarks
  • 9:30 - 10:00 am    Why a Climate Action Plan?  Baseline and Existing Practices
  • Visioning for a sustainable campus
    • 10:00 - 10:45 am  Breakout groups
    • 10:45 - 11:00am   Break
    • 11:00 - 11:45 am  Large group
    • 11:45 - 11:59 am  Next steps

Hosted by:

  • Minnesota State Mankato Environmental Committee
  • The Minnesota State Mankato Environmental Committee has received Strategic Priorities funding to hire a consultant to help us develop a climate action plan – goals, strategies and action steps to reduce Minnesota State Mankato greenhouse gas emissions.  At the kickoff workshop Minnesota State Mankato carbon footprint (PDF) and existing practices will be explained and best practices discussed, then participants will break up into small groups to provide input on what they would like to see done at Minnesota State Mankato to move the campus toward sustainability.