Should Scientists Stop Flying?

Seminar filmed on the 28th of March 2017

How can academics, universities and research institutions reconcile the seemingly contradictory agendas of internationalization and rapid transitions to fossil-free futures? 

Kevin Andersons presentation:  Laggards or leaders? Climate change & the role of Universities (pdf 3.7 MB)

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Speakers: 

Sigbritt Karlsson, President of KTH,  Göran Finnveden, Vice-president of sustainability, KTH, Kevin Anderson, Zennström Professor in Climate Change Leadership, Uppsala University, and Deputy Director of Tyndall Centre, UK.  

The talk by Kevin Anderson will be followed by a panel discussion with on How could academia lead the way towards post-carbon sustainability? moderated by Eric Paglia (Swedish Defense University)

Participants: 

Kimberly Nicholas (Associate Professor of Sustainability Science, Lund University Center for Sustainability Studies)

Marco Armiero (Director, KTH Environmental Humanities Lab)

Erik Westholm (Professor, Department or Urban and Rural Development, SLU)

Anneli Ekblom (Director, Center for Sustainable Development - CEMUS, Uppsala University and SLU)

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