Nebraska Medicine, UNMC set goal to become carbon neutral by 2030

By Julie Anderson, Omaha World-Herald

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine have set some big goals over the years when it comes to bolstering research and cancer care. Now the university and its clinical partner are taking a similar approach to their efforts to reduce emissions, waste and water use. Over the next 13 years, a new set of goals calls for the partners to become carbon neutral, with all the energy they use coming from renewable resources produced either on or off campus. Click here to continue reading.

Photo: A new, more efficient chiller is installed by crane at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in December. It uses a new eco-friendly refrigerant that doesn’t deplete ozone. It is the only chiller in the United States that uses that refrigerant.

RECOMMENDED READING
University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine Sustainability Master Plan, 2014-2023