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The future of traveling, mobility and flying

Railway tracks. Photo.
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Flying, or rather flying less, has been in the public debate for the last couple of years. In order to reduce emissions and keep the global temperature rise below 1.5 degrees, researchers and climate activists have argued that the transition to more sustainable ways of traveling needs to happen now. Today, a global pandemic has substantially changed the practices and perceptions around mobility and traveling – but what does the future hold?

Welcome to a conversation on the future of traveling, in the light of both the climate crisis and the coronavirus pandemic with Maja Rosén, climate activist and the co-founder of the organisation We Stay on the Ground and the Flight Free campaign, and Sara Ullström, PhD candidate in Sustainability Science at Lund University, studying the staying on the ground phenomenon in Sweden. The conversation is moderated by Roger Hildingsson, researcher in Political Science, Lund University.

The event is organised by Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) as part of the Future week at Lund University, 12-18 october 2020.

Registration

Due to the recommendations made by the Swedish Public Health Agency in order to reduce the spread of covid-19, all events at Lund City Library require registration. Email your registration to folkbiblioteken [at] lund [dot] se, call 046-359 59 90 or register at the library's info desks. State your name, your contact details and which program item the application refers to. The library handles the registrations in turn and confirms whether you have received a place or not. Please note that you must have received a confirmed place to visit the event.

Online streaming of the event

- ask our speakers a question! Go to www.menti.com and use the code: 18 01 70 4.

The event will be streamed online on this page and via Facebook.

 

The event on Facebook.

 

Time: 
14 October 2020 15:00 to 16:00
Location: 
Lunds stadsbibliotek, S:t Petri Kyrkogata 6, 222 21 Lund and online
Contact: 
noomi.egan [at] fsi.lu.se

About the event

Time: 
14 October 2020 15:00 to 16:00
Location: 
Lunds stadsbibliotek, S:t Petri Kyrkogata 6, 222 21 Lund and online
Contact: 
noomi.egan [at] fsi.lu.se

LUCSUS
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