Here are some examples of other Universities that are more advanced in the debate about academics flying less 1) German Universities: https://climatewednesday.org/selbstverpflichtung/ 2) University of Lund, Sweden: https://www.staff.lu.se/article/heads-should-help-reduce-flying http://www.kimnicholas.com/academics-flying-less.html 3) University support for Web-Conferences and online meetings: e.g. University of Heidelberg (and many others) https://www.uni-heidelberg.de/studium/imstudium/elearning/adobeconnect.html
What are arguments in favour of the petition?
Have a look at this an article in the guardian suggesting to "replace, reduce, refine" academic business trips.Source: www.theguardian.com/education/2019/oct/29/hypocrisy--guilt-jet-off-to-academic-conferences-plane-travel
What are arguments against the petition?