Seeing green in conference season

Cell. 2009 Jun 26;137(7):1169-71. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2009.06.003.


Researchers and scientific organizations are becoming aware of the greenhouse-gas emissions and waste associated with attending scientific conferences. Fledgling efforts are now underway to address this problem by offering carbon offsets, recycling at conferences, reducing conference travel, or replacing meetings with teleconferences.

MeSH terms

  • Congresses as Topic / economics
  • Congresses as Topic / trends*
  • Conservation of Energy Resources*
  • Medical Laboratory Personnel
  • Telecommunications / trends