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					DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY




                          Centre Region
           Greenhouse Gas Project
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Background

      Penn State Campus Greenhouse Gas Project
       2003-2005


      Borough of State College Greenhouse Gas Project
       2006-2008


      Centre Region Greenhouse Gas Project
        2009-2010
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The Centre Region
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Phase 1: GHG Emissions Inventory
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                          (2006)
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                          (2006)
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                          (2006)
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Phase 2: Generate Mitigation Options
      24 community participants
      3 focus groups
      107 options
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Phase 3: Research Options
   Description
   Stakeholders
   Measure of Success
   Pros and Cons
   Selected Funding
   Opportunities
   Existing Programs
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Example Options
  1) Encourage use of compact
  fluorescent (CFL) and Light
  Emitting Diode (LED) lighting

   2) Encourage and develop
   energy purchasing co-ops with
   the mission of reducing energy
   consumption in homes and
   businesses
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Phase 4: Prioritize Options
                This is where you come in!

    First Step: Break into three small groups, discuss a
    portion of the options, and choose top two for each
    of these three time frames: short-term, medium-
    term and long-term implementation.
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Phase 4: Prioritize Options


    Second Step: Reconvene into one group, present
    top options, and create a consensus priority list
    through discussion and voting.
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Phase 4: Prioritize Options


    Third Step: Rank each option individually using
    score card.
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Phase 5:
   Drafting of regional climate change action plan by
   COG using your prioritized list as a planning tool.

				
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