How Coronavirus will forever change Airlines and the way we Fly

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By Angus Whitley, Bloomberg Hyperdrive From air fares to destinations to cabin layouts, things may look very different once we start traveling again. Higher fares, fewer routes, pre-flight health checks and less free food: The coronavirus pandemic is ushering in a new era of air travel. A seismic shift is underway as the world’s airlines reassess their operations and…

Getting to Zero emissions and Zero waste: The challenges with nitrogen oxides

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Nitrogen oxides have a far stronger impact upon climate change than Carbon Oxides and are produced in small quantities from aircraft engines.  Aircraft, cars, trucks, and other vehicles operating at the airport create emissions as a result of the combustion of fuel. Aircraft engines produce carbon dioxide (CO2), which comprises about 70% of the exhaust…

The Future of Solar cells is Bright

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The Sun emits enough power onto Earth each second to satisfy the entire human energy demand for over two hours. Given that it is readily available and renewable, solar power is an attractive source of energy. However, as of today, only two percent of the world’s energy comes from solar. Historically, solar energy harvesting has…

Urgent action is needed around the globe to reduce aviation’s often underestimated climate impact if the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement are to be met.

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Powering aeroplanes with renewable fuels is crucial for making flying less climate-damaging, but it will get aviation nowhere near climate neutrality, environmental NGOs, industry representatives and researchers agreed at a conference in Berlin. They said that making synthetic fuels with renewable power – so-called power-to-liquid – is a top priority for the rapidly growing sector…

Schiphol ‘between a rock and a hard place’?

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Toename hinder De Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport laat in de Staat van Schiphol 2019 zien dat de hinder van geluid en de uitstoot van vliegverkeer de afgelopen 5 jaar meegroeit met het aantal vliegtuigbewegingen. In de omgeving van Schiphol worden meer mensen blootgesteld aan geluid, luchtverontreiniging en veiligheidsrisico’s. Het geluidsniveau van alle vliegtuigbewegingen samen is…

Change Now Summit

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Great experience at the Change Now Summit 2020 in Paris end of January. Majestic venue, inspiring speakers and innovative ideas. We’ve managed to get in touch with new ideas, unique people, interesting start ups and possible future partners! We had interesting discussions with people from the Aviation industry (IATA and KLM), the Direct Carbon Capture industry…