Flying: background and scale

Flying is contributing ~2.5% to the global CO2 emissions, due to the emission in the stratosphere the climate impact is substantially higher, currently estimated at around 5% in the EU. At this level its impact is about a third of all emissions from transport, or 1/5 of that of global energy production. [1] And it typically dominates the emission budget of scientists.

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Flying less in academia: links and ressources

You’re not alone! Scientists, students, academics and many others are thinking about how they can reduce their own work- (and life-)related carbon emissions. And many come to similar conclusions. This collection is meant as a growing ressource for these thoughts and analyses to not having to re-invent the wheel too many times.

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