The majority [of meetings] could be conducted electronically without anybody needing to fly anywhere. We have to change how we think about meetings just as we have to change how we think about everything. Disaster is close.
"Those organising—and those funding—every meeting should ask if the meeting has to take place face to face. My assertion is that the majority could be conducted electronically without anybody needing to fly anywhere," argues
“'You can’t,” I would argue, 'sit in a basement in Clapham and do global health.' But now I think that you mostly can . ." says technology now means there's no reason to not consider if a meeting has to take place face to face #FridaysforFuture
Richard Smith: Most meetings can happen electronically, saving tonnes of carbon
The majority [of meetings] could be conducted electronically without anybody needing to fly anywhere. We have to change how we think about meetings just as we have to change how we think about everything. Disaster is close.
Timely blog from Richard Smith. Time to do most scientific meetings electronically - saving tonnes of carbon. Call on meeting organisers to offer this option.
Surely in the 21st century this should be standard practice, rather than remaining the exception #ClimateEmergency #COVIDー19
Richard Smith: Most meetings can happen electronically, saving tonnes of carbon
#ClimateEmergency #flygskam: “We have to change how we think about #meetings just as we have to change how we think about everything. Disaster is close.” - in