It’s time scientists set an example by reducing their carbon footprint
It’s time scientists set an example by reducing their carbon footprint / Jens Rolff, Science blog, the Guardian, 23/11/2011
When politicians and policymakers descend on Durban, South Africa, next week to shape the world’s political response to climate change, many people will be sceptical about the outcome. Yet the very fact that this meeting is happening is partly testament to the role of scientists. Not only has their research established the link between human activities and global climate change, but they have also stepped out of their academic ivory tower to urge decision makers to address the risks it poses….