With over 1500 student members, The Dartmouth Outing Club is the oldest and largest collegiate outing club in the country. However, many outdoors trips require transportation that comes with a high environmental cost.
Since 1900, levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have risen dramatically.
In 2016 the DOC emitted
Understanding our past footprint is crucial to making positive changes and reducing our emissions in the future.
The DOC's carbon emissions have been rising yearly since 2007.
This is largely due to an increase in trips that involve lengthly air travel.
In 2016 air travel made up