The University of Otago is currently heated by lignite coal. This is a major barrier to the University's goals of sustainability and energy efficiency. In pursuance of the University of Otago becoming a national leader in sustainable practice and carbon neutrality, we urge that you support the transition to a coal-free campus. Specifically, the alternatives outlined in the Property Service's report regarding this issue and the implementation of these alternatives needs to be a priority
The University of Otago's Property Services report outlines several viable alternative future energy sources. Students and the wider community are passionate about making a commitment to a carbon neutral campus, and your support will help to show the University that this goal is both extremely favorable and well within their reach.