Reducing Campus Carbon Footprints

Marianne Cherrington, David Airehrour, Wasara Kasunijith Withanage Don
2022 Scope: Contemporary Research Topics (Work-based Learning)  
Organisations are now focussing on strategy with more sustainable operations, now that pandemic uncertainties and lockdowns are less unpredictable. To balance strategy and risk, business intelligence and data-driven, decision support is needed. This article considers tertiary campus emissions based on a yearly summary report, where emissions are measured and monitored for mitigation. The data problem is framed, so that linear regression, clustering and a basic semantic analysis can lead to
more » ... er insights. The discussion and rationalisation lead to futurebased conclusions. Temporal emissions analysis is recommended for similar organisations. The article also finds that even in the tertiary education sector, unique circumstances may lead to a shift in focus, anomalies or unique strategies to reduce operational emissions immediately and in the longer term.
doi:10.34074/scop.6004006 fatcat:ffvvis6rqnabnf5f6xogeul3yy