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Ways to Take Action

This Progress Hub highlights many of the ways that UMD as an institution is addressing campus environmental impacts. Individual actions are crucial as well, and whether you are on campus or at home, you can reduce your emissions through your daily choices.

Photo of two teenage Bhutanese girls with signs for Climate Action (13) and No Poverty (1) Sustainable Development Goals (photo credited to: UNDP Bhutan).
Photo from UN Development Program in Bhutan

The 2020 UN Emissions Gap Report highlights the critical importance of individuals in the wealthiest countries choosing to consume less energy and materials. A majority of the world's people are calling for stronger action.

The Office of Sustainability offers resources, tools, and guidance for you about why and how to make sustainable choices that contribute to global impact for good

To learn more about opportunities to take sustainable action, join the Green Office Program for faculty and staff, the Green Terp Program for students, and/or the Green Chapter program for Greek chapters. 

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Alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action   UN Sustainable Development Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities   UN Sustainable Development Goal 17: Partnership for the Goals

Learn more about these Global Goals 

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