As a result, a sustainable science seems a distant prospect. The Young Academy has investigated how big the problem really is, what measures Dutch universities are taking to reduce emissions from flying, and how effective these actually are.
The results of this study were published in the report Flying high but flying less. An overview study of Dutch university policies to reduce carbon emissions from research related air travel (in English, with Dutch summary).
Read the report
In 2020 The Young Academy organised the webinar 'Flying less in academia - Towards a carbon-neutral academic climate'.