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Table 2 Distribution pattern of partial carbon impacts at 18 universities worldwide (reproducing Fig. 2 in numerical form)

From: Carbon footprinting of universities worldwide: Part I—objective comparison by standardized metrics

Impact/university All waste materials Chemicals, gases, detergents Office supplies (e.g. paper) Fresh- & wastewater Domestic business trips Internat. business trips All business trips Staff commuting Student commuting All commuting Campus vehicles Transport (Heating) gas Heat Electricity Electricity & heat Impact/university
UM College Park MD, USA 2.1      19.4     15.1 3     6.5 53.9 UM College Park MD, USA
U Pittsburgh PA, USA 0.1   0.04    10.92     16.74       72.2 U Pittsburgh PA, USA
U Mankato MN, USA       0.6   6.2 16.1   0.3   22.9   53.9   U Mankato MN, USA
ETH Zürich, CH   0.3      55.9 5.2 13.6      20.3 4.7   ETH Zürich, CH
U Cape Town, RSA 0.2   0.5 0.1   2.3 0.4 10.9 12.5       73.1   U Cape Town, RSA
King's College London, GB 0.1   4.9 0.7   13.5 0.1   10.7   0.1   21.4 3.8 38.8 5.9 King's College London, GB
U Brisbane, Australia 4 0.01     15.1     12.09   0.6 0.4   67.8   U Brisbane, Australia
KH Leuven, Belgium 0.08   14.8 0.02         54.9    30.2   KH Leuven, Belgium
U Melbourne, Australia 1      17.4    3.8   1    12.3 64.5   U Melbourne, Australia
DeMU Leicester, GB 2   0.8 1.2    4 11.2 28   3.3    16.1 33.4   DeMU Leicester, GB
NTU, Singapore 2.3    0.3    8.4    27.295 0.005     61.7   NTU, Singapore
UCB Birkenfeld, Germany 0.1   0.4 0.3 2.2 4.2   16 67.78   0.4   0.02 7.7 0.9   UCB Birkenfeld, Germany
KU Leuven, Belgium 1.3 0.2 0.3 1.2         30.2     66.8 KU Leuven, Belgium
UAM Mexico City 0.003 1.28 0.56 0.257    16.4    52.6 2.9   0.8   25.2   UAM Mexico City
U Talca, Chile 1.6 0.6 0.2   0.3 5.73   23.1 31.1   1.2   2.67   33.5   U Talca, Chile
U Cork, Ireland 0.1    0.01    5.3 7.6 13.79      24.2 37.4 11.6 U Cork, Ireland
U Potsdam, Germany 2.3   0.2 0.1 0.2 15     49.5 0.2    26.6 5.9   U Potsdam, Germany
U Lüneburg, Germany    0.3 0.3    20    48.7     26.8 3.9   U Lüneburg, Germany
  1. U = Universities; for specifications see Table 1. All data in %. Each horizontal column results in 100%
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