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Aviation may account for only 2 percent of global carbon emissions, but it’s quickly expanding and is likely to account for 3 percent by 2030. I had a chance to talk with Boeing‘s Jessica Kowal last week to learn about the ways that airlines and aircraft manufacturers plan to reduce this potential impact. Essentially, there are three ways:
- More efficient planes
- More efficient routing and planning
- Better fuels, especially biofuels
Watch our conversation below…