The basis for the roadmap is a fully comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) balance of TU Graz, from the university infrastructure to the mobility behaviour of all employees.Based on this GHG balance, a roadmap was defined with numerous individual measures to achieve climate neutrality within the next decade.
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TU Graz, voestalpine, ÖBB, Siemens Mobility Austria and Virtual Vehicle pool their railway expertise. The Research Cluster Railway Systems research initiative marks the start of measures aimed at further enhancing the competitiveness of the railway through sustainable overall optimization.
Studies at TU Graz show that the older an traction battery of electric vehicles (EV) is, the lower the danger it poses. Now the researchers and industry partners want to define parameters for the subsequent use of discarded batteries.
The Stones and Ceramics Association supports endowed professorship for sustainable construction at TU Graz with a focus on lifecycle-based sustainability assessment as well as greenhouse gas-free and climate-robust construction projects. The appointment will take place in the summer of 2021.
We have set ourselves the ambitious goal of becoming a climate-neutral university by 2030. With the support of all TU Graz members, we will achieve this goal together.
In the Field of Expertise Sustainable Systems, which encompasses all TU Graz research disciplines, TU Graz faces the complex challenges of climate change and conducts interdisciplinary research across faculty boundaries to find sustainable solutions.