Ways to Decarbonize Conference Travel after COVID-19

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"As COVID-19 has taught us, changes to deeply embedded and seemingly intractable practices can happen in a global emergency with remarkable speed", write authors of a recent article in Nature (see link below). An important connection between our current pandemic and our longer-term climate change crisis is how virtual conferences can dramatically reduce carbon emissions contributing to global warming. Let's discuss in a special Health Systems Chat in Social VR event! Via the magic of VR, we will meet in the quaint Paris neighborhood of Montmartre, overlooking the Eiffel tower.

An analysis of ways to decarbonize conference travel after COVID-19: Biennials, regional hubs and virtual attendance can slash emissions, new calculations show

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