'How can academic and professional organizations reduce air travel to conferences?'

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Kim Cobb, a climate scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, is among many researchers seeking alternatives to the current practice of jet-setting to conferences. In an opinion column published in 2018, she and two other scientists urged the American Geophysical Union to support its members in flying less....She pointed out that many people with family commitments and physical limitations can’t easily attend in-person conferences: “Like new parents, people with any kind of serious family obligation, people who are sick and ill themselves,” she said.

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  • Created On: Oct 28, 2019 - 1:32pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019 - 1:32pm