It has been revealed a major conference on rivers and water beginning in Brisbane today will pump more than 100 tonnes of greenhouse gas into the atmosphere. Read more.
Yes, that’s the unfortunate thing about it. Environment conferences take place all over and naturally, people will have to travel to get to them. It’s the same with environmental architecture firms who need to travel across the country to meet up with clients, or organizations who need to fly across the globe to oversee work on community projects with their international partners. It’s all done for a good cause, but the environmental costs are appalling.