Argues that in the effort to ramp up production of sustainable aviation fuels, mandating their use is smarter than subsidizing their production.
Assesses the potential of battery-powered aircraft to replace regional, narrowbody, and widebody aircraft.
Assesses the environmental impact of supersonic aircraft in light of U.S. support for alternative jet fuels produced from crops like soybeans.
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.
Examines the carbon benefits of replacing some short-haul flights in the US with rail trips.
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?
Examines various long-term passenger traffic projections and how they impact aviation decarbonization roadmaps
Examines the drivers of the 1.5% per annum increase in fuel efficiency of US airlines between 2005 and 2019.
The carbon footprint of eating meat is large. But it doesn’t compare to the footprint of frequent flying, which can be truly gargantuan.
Evaluates online flight search engines for their value in identifying least-emitting flights.