Twenty-two prominent academics working at Dutch universities sounded the alarm regarding climate change, stating in a letter that universities must be more proactive in their climate policies and in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. Thea Hilhorst of ISS was one of the Rotterdam-based signatories of the letter. “Academics must drastically reduce the amount of air travel they undertake.”
‘Academics must make more conscious decisions regarding their work-related flights’
Twenty-two prominent academics working at Dutch universities sounded the alarm last week…
The European Central Bank’s monetary policy should contribute to the EU’s climate targets, says Finance professor Dirk Schoenmaker. “The stimulus package currently undermines sustainability and indirectly favours companies in the fossil fuel sector.”
‘Central Bank needs to accelerate energy transition’
The European Central Bank’s monetary policy should contribute to the EU’s climate…
Unlike many other universities, Erasmus University does not have any policies in place to curb flights by its staff. This needs to change over the next few years.
How universities discourage flying – or try to at least
At the beginning of this month, 22 prominent scholars argued in a letter for a more sustai
Lecturer Etienne Augé (ESHCC) wonders what sustainability is, exactly. Is it really more than a trendy word, that you can use to pay for your sins?
In the week of the Erasmus Sustainability Days, lecturer Etienne Augé (ESHCC) wonders…
Environmental philosopher Yogi Hendlin calls on students to join the global climate strike and the nationwide education strike on 15 March. “Because if we don’t prioritize education, there will be little hope that we have sufficient knowledge and power to provide the next generation of leadership that our world desperately needs.”