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Decarbonizing Transportation : Reducing Air Travel Emissions for UBC Faculty and Staff Elahi, Anam Imtiaz; Cruz, Citali; Ali, Hadir; Geiser, Hannah; Noureddine, Israa; Anand, Ravina


UBC faculty and staff report that the following factors prevent them from reducing their business air travel: tenure requirements, lack of awareness of teleconferencing options on-campus, low quality of virtual communication experiences, lack of training on equipment, and lack of IT support and access on campus. Disclaimer: “UBC SEEDS provides students with the opportunity to share the findings of their studies, as well as their opinions, conclusions and recommendations with the UBC community. The reader should bear in mind that this is a student project/report and is not an official document of UBC. Furthermore readers should bear in mind that these reports may not reflect the current status of activities at UBC. We urge you to contact the research persons mentioned in a report or the SEEDS Coordinator about the current status of the subject matter of a project/report.”

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