Some Have a Real Impact While Others Don’t, But Aviation Emission Reduction Efforts are Picking Up Steam

Some Have a Real Impact While Others Don’t, But Aviation Emission Reduction Efforts are Picking Up Steam

It’s been far too long since I’ve written about aviation and the environment, so today seemed like a good day to catch up. There are a lot of good things going on to help reduce aviation’s impact on climate change, and they should get more press. Not all of these …

Let’s Avoid Ebola Paranoia and Stop All These Airplane Quarantines with Some Handy Tips

Let’s Avoid Ebola Paranoia and Stop All These Airplane Quarantines with Some Handy Tips

Had I said to you a month ago that your flight was quarantined because of an Ebola scare, you would have laughed out loud (unless, of course, you’re from Western Africa). But today, that’s the reality. We’re seeing a level of paranoia that is completely unwarranted, and I’m afraid it’s …

Why Algae Won’t Fly Anytime Soon

Why Algae Won’t Fly Anytime Soon

We’ve heard people talk about biofuels for quite awhile now, and algae has always been promoted as one of the best possible hopes for mass production. It’s renewable and it doesn’t take from existing food supplies. But will we actually be seeing algae-powered airplanes in the near future? Probably not. …

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