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An astronomical institute's perspective on meeting the challenges of the climate crisis

Status Report From: arXiv.org e-Print archive
Posted: Friday, September 25, 2020

Knud Jahnke, Christian Fendt, Morgan Fouesneau, Iskren Georgiev, Tom Herbst, Melanie Kaasinen, Diana Kossakowski, Jan Rybizki, Martin Schlecker, Gregor Seidel, Thomas Henning, Laura Kreidberg, Hans-Walter Rix

Analysing greenhouse gas emissions of an astronomical institute is a first step in reducing its environmental impact. Here, we break down the emissions of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg and propose measures for reductions.

Comments: Originated at EAS 2020 conference, sustainability session by https://astronomersforplanet.earth - published in Nature Astronomy, September 2020

Subjects: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics (astro-ph.IM); Physics and Society (physics.soc-ph)

Journal reference: Nature Astronomy, Volume 4, p. 812-815 (2020)

DOI: 10.1038/s41550-020-1202-4

Cite as: arXiv:2009.11307 [astro-ph.IM] (or arXiv:2009.11307v1 [astro-ph.IM] for this version)

Submission history

From: Knud JahnkeĀ 

[v1] Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:00:07 UTC (125 KB)

https://arxiv.org/abs/2009.11307

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