1. Have fewer conferences and make them more valuable. #CoveringClimateNow
1. Have fewer conferences and make them more valuable. #CoveringClimateNow
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
Research needs exchange of ideas, and conferences are a key place for this. But how to weigh against environmental costs involved - is it worth spending a year's car usage for one transatlantic meeting? 7 steps for sustainable meetings: #ClimateStrike
Tips for reducing your carbon footprint in academia 👣 👏 Have fewer conferences - but with stronger speakers 🚆Use trains over planes ✈️ 🌍 Present work remotely , Virgile Viasnoff & Olivier Hamant for : | #ResearchCulture
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
Very important article -- scientists can't simultaneously express worry about the #ClimateCrisis AND contribute to it by constant science travel "Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable"
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
"Researchers should learn to travel better to mitigate their climate impacts. Institutions can help by facilitating and rewarding sustainable travel behaviour, rather than fuelling the pressure to attend conferences".
Traveling to conferences and meetings can be important for researchers, especially those growing their careers, but climate impacts of travel need to be mitigated. Here are seven steps to do so.
1. Have fewer conferences and make them more valuable.
Attending a conference generates an estimated 800 kilograms of CO2 per participant. Here are seven practical proposals to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable.
Traveling to conferences and meetings can be important for researchers, especially those growing their careers, but climate impacts of travel need to be mitigated. Here are seven steps to do so.
In just a few months, this message is going mainstream. 🥳
I miss: join Twitter. Twitter is my annual conference, of all academic societies combined, in one place, (almost) every day. You can present your work, learn from others, meet new people, find collaborators, ...
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
Nice to feel many in the scientific community are on the same wavelength! We are scientists, we know what happens when extrapolating with introducing some change. Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable (one is "Cut down on meetings"!)
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
Cutting the #carbonfootprint of scientific meetings: 1) Cut down; 2) Pool conferences; 3) Lead by example; 4) Use tech; 5) Consider green alternataives 6) Get creative; 7) Self-regulate;
”Trains, for example, are much more environmentally friendly than flights, and should be the main form of transport across Europe.” #FlyingLess
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable #scientists4future #zbmedforscience #scientistsforfuture
A #sustainable approach to travel is something we all need to act on but also agree that those organising conferences can do more to facilitate & reward sustainable travel behavior, rather than fueling pressure to attend conferences! #climatechange
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
How coincidental just posted: Interesting perspective fr how we travel to conferences First 2 suggestions incl pooling mtgs✅
Making conference travel more sustainable: cut down trips, stay longer, take the train, set personal air miles budget & in the process collectively push for better quality events
Fully agree w/ this column on making travel to scientific conferences + sustainable In my efforts to changing my travel habits I have followed most of these steps but must start doing + European train travelling (not easy when living in SE Spain &
An important article for all academics ! No 1 be more selective about meetings. Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable ⁦
Nature suggests to cut down on travel. My personal perspective: I have so far flown just twice a year as a PI (conferences+visit colleagues), and was often mocked by colleagues for not flying more. 1/4
Interesting: Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
This is essential. We, scientists, understand that climate change is a fact and we can lead in reducing the climate impact of our profession.
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable has some ideas.... #MoreTrainsLessPlanes
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable: 1. Cut down on meetings 2. Pool conferences 3. Lead by example 4. Use technology 5. Consider greener alternatives 6. Get creative 7. Self-regulate
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable: Researchers should learn to travel better to mitigate their climate impacts. Institutions can help by facilitating and rewarding sustainable travel behaviour
Worthy read for all in academia and beyond: “Here are seven practical proposals to reduce travel in academia, based on our own experiences of attending conferences and on discussions with colleagues:”
7 steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable. Researchers should learn to travel better to mitigate their climate impacts. Institutions can help.
There's some excellent suggestions in here // Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable
With all my love for green alternatives, the math of this article is weird and flawed. My take -- your impact on the environment is minimal if not positive by going to a meeting. 👇👇👇