NUAS Forum 2019 - Reducing Carbon Emissions From Flying –Challenges and Possibilities

Date 15 August 2019 11:00 - 13:45
Venue Online

Reducing Carbon Emissions From Flying –Challenges and Possibilities

Session 1, Thu 15 August 2019, 11-11:45 (UTC+2, Norwegian time)

How to tackle the growing contradictory pressures of high-level research, interactive learning, internationalization and climate emissions? The workshop will give you useful examples for reducing and compensating carbon emissions from flying:

  • Setting the scene by senior sustainability advisor, Meri Löyttyniemi, Aalto University. Meri acts also as the chair of NUAS Sustainability and will moderate the session
  • NTNU experiences from the campaign “Reiseløftet” by environmental advisor Christian Solli, NTNU
  • Communication Strategist Mikael Östblom from Chalmers/GU GMV sharing his experience on business travel. By ferry from Denmark to Iceland…
  • Office manager Sigurlaug Lövdahl from HI, University of Iceland “Iceland the island – different challenges”

Full details here.

Session 2, Thu 15 August 2019, 13-13:45 (UTC+2, Norwegian time)
 

  • Key findings from the previous session by senior sustainability advisor, Meri Löyttyniemi, Aalto University (moderator of this session)
  • Sustainability expert Virpi Kuitto from University of Helsinki presenting the developing policy and flight compensations of UH
  • Sustainability controller Ullika Lundgren from Gothenburg University presenting the internal Climate Fund as a tool for reduced environmental impact
  • Greencampus manager Tomas R. Poulsen from University of Copenhagen with the headline “Addressing behavior? – department and personal employee travel and CO2-emission footprint at UCPH”


How to tackle the growing contradictory pressures of high-level research, interactive learning, internationalization and climate emissions? The workshop will give you useful examples for reducing and compensating carbon emissions from flying.

Full details here.

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