What is the NCLC?
Recognizing the disproportionate impact of climate change on younger generations, the NCLC empowers students to translate awareness into tangible climate action on their campuses. The NCLC was inspired by the success of the National Climate League (NCL) – a volunteer-driven, annual data collection initiative introduced by The Climate Reality Project Canada in 2018.
The primary objective of the NCLC is to enhance transparency regarding sustainability efforts within post-secondary academic institutions across Canada. By gathering and analyzing data, students aim to hold their universities accountable to climate targets.
The goal is to empower students to advocate for:
We gather data on six primary indicators and five complementary indicators at each campus. Each indicator comprises several specific variables, leading to a range of detailed inquiries.