Argues that in the effort to ramp up production of sustainable aviation fuels, mandating their use is smarter than subsidizing their production.
Assesses the environmental impact of supersonic aircraft in light of U.S. support for alternative jet fuels produced from crops like soybeans.
Will newly introduced language in a European Council agreement weaken the 2035 phase-out and keep combustion engines alive?
Explores whether aviation emissions can be greatly reduced if air traffic returns to its pre-pandemic rapid growth.
Argues that unless alternative aviation fuels are produced using additional and renewable electricity, their use will not necessarily decarbonize aviation and could actually increase aviation’s GHG emissions.
Critiques the Biden Administration’s approach to development of sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) and suggests an alternative path.
Vacationers take note: Even the most efficient cruise ships today emit more CO2 per passenger kilometer than a passenger jet.
Ports in Seattle and Tacoma could become leaders in the transition to zero-emission technologies by combining progressive environmental policy with their existing supply of low-carbon electricity.
In the high stakes casino of aircraft development, it’s time for industry and governments to place their bets. Supersonics, or zero-emission planes: which will it be?
U.S. policymakers can strengthen the hydrogen tax credit in the Build Back Better Act by including an additionality requirement.
Recent research suggests that sufficient European biomass resources exist to sustainably decarbonize the transport sector. However, do the numbers check out?
With recent, encouraging advancements in EU biofuels policy, maybe it’s time for a whole new vision for U.S. policy.