ANU Below Zero Consultation
29 September 2020

How might we reduce emissions from business travel and commuting to and from ANU? 

Before COVID-19, business-related air travel comprised one of the University's largest sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Commuting to and from campus is also a major source of emissions that has yet to be quantified.    

To enable ANU students and staff to make wise decisions about how to reduce GHG emissions from their travel, we will need good information about the GHG impacts of planned travel and alternative approaches.   

COVID-19 has provided an opportunity to reset our habits around business and personal travel, demonstrating what can be achieved by video and tele-conferencing. 

Encouraging the use of low and zero emissions forms of transport will require a combination of practical measures, behaviour change campaigns and incentives to facilitate and encourage emissions-free commuting options. Many, but not all, of these approaches have been outlined in the Acton Campus Master Plan

We are keen to hear all your ideas for how ANU might reduce greenhouse gas emissions from travel.

Consultation is open until Tuesday 20 October 2020.

You can engage in one or both of these ways

Online workshop

Join us to discuss at an online workshop on Tuesday 29 September at 1pm.

Register for the workshop here.

Online platform to capture your ideas (Ideanote)

Contribute your ideas and build on others here.

In order to post/save your idea, you will be asked to join ANU Below Zero after hitting the submit button. You can use your ANU credentials by clicking the Single Sign On (SAML) option or create a new account.

For more information, visit the Consultation Information Sheet / User Guide here (PDF, 822KB).

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ANU Below Zero Consultation Overview