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List of low-carbon conferences

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Air travel to conferences is an important source of emissions by academics. In order to reduce these emissions, a number of conference organizers have adopted various strategies.

Decentralized conferences[edit]

Conference with several virtually connected regional hubs, rather than a single location.

Partly virtual conferences[edit]

Virtual conferences[edit]


  1. "Multiplying Connections, Cutting Carbon: An experiment in multi-site, digitally linked, flightless conferencing (Joshua King)". Conference Inference. 2019-12-17. Retrieved 2020-03-26.
  2. Abbott, Alison (2019-12-20). "Low-carbon, virtual science conference tries to recreate social buzz". Nature (Springer Science and Business Media LLC) 577 (7788): 13–13. doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03899-1. ISSN 0028-0836.
  3. "How to shift your conference online in light of the coronavirus (opinion)". insidehighered.com. 2020-03-16. Retrieved 2020-03-16.
  4. "A nearly carbon-neutral conference model". Ken Hiltner. Retrieved 2020-03-27.
  5. "Lessons learned from hosting a virtual conference". Medium. 2017-07-17. Retrieved 2020-03-16.
  6. "Why and How We Hosted CouchCon, Our Virtual Conference". Wistia. 2018-08-20. Retrieved 2020-03-16.
  7. "Lessons learned from organising our first virtual conference". Tax Justice Network. 2020-03-05. Retrieved 2020-03-16.

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