Letters / Reports
Substantially limit academic air travel! (Update 17/06/22)
Emissions from aircraft, among other things, are disrupting the climate irreparably. In addition, kerosene fuels the war chest of many a dictator. We are therefore asking with this open letter the university boards guidelines to significantly reduce academic air travel.
Strengthen your climate ambitions!
Open letter published by Scientists4Climate on 30/1/2019.
Signed by more than 3500 academics from various scientific institutions.
Concerns of young protesters are justified
Editorial published in Science on 12/04/2019.
A net zero greenhouse gas emissions Belgium 2050
Report written by researchers from diverse disciplines across different institutes.
Developped in the context of the call for action under the ‘Sign for My Future’ campaign.
The goal is to support Belgian policy makers and key stakeholders in the development of a strategy towards achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in Belgium by 2050, while taking into account the impact of consumption inside Belgium leading to emissions outside of our country.
Panel voor klimaat en duurzaamheid / Groupe d'experts pour le climat et le développement durable
Report written by the panel of experts, which went to work on demand of Youth for Climate. The panel has received input from more then 100 experts from various disciplines to outline the seriousness of the situation and to indicate a number of cross-cutting policies. Published 14/05/2019