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Reducing C02 from flying / Nordic ONLINE video seminar

8/6/2019 category: workshop 

​Reducing C02 from flying / Nordic ONLINE video seminar Thu 15 Aug, NUAS Forum 2019

Come and follow our seminar online on Thu 15 August about universities, flying and carbon emissions! NUAS Forum 2019 gathers Nordic universities administrative staff to Tromsö, Northern Norway in mid-August. Theme is digitalization, and our sustainability track D will be provided ONLINE.

 

These 2 sessions will be virtually available and presenting different perspectives from Nordic universities. Sessions are available online at: https://mediasite.uit.no/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/nuas-conference

 

 

Reducing Carbon Emissions From Flying –Challenges and Possibilities

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

 

https://www.nuasforum2019.org/prog/Reducing-Carbon-Emissions-From-Flying-–Challenges-and-Possibilities%3A-Session-1

 

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”

 

 

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

 

https://www.nuasforum2019.org/prog/Reducing-Carbon-Emissions-From-Flying-–Challenges-and-Possibilities%3A-Session-2

 

  • 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 programme of NUAS Forum 2019: https://www.nuasforum2019.org

 

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