Air travel can have a significant impact on one’s carbon footprint, as Green Team member Dale learned from working on estimating his family’s carbon footprint using the Cool Congregation CFP tool. (Household Calculator ) Here are links to some interesting articles about the global emissions coming from aviation as well as some ways to help address that issue.
“A quarter of all emissions could be from flying by 2050From the David Suzuki Foundation article, “Air travel and climate change – David Suzuki Foundation
While many sectors are beginning to reduce their emissions, aviation’s have continued to grow.”
This sustainable hydrogen article, Sustainable hydrogen energy in aviation – A narrative review – ScienceDirect, is pretty technical, but indicates that a lot of work is currently being done regarding hydrogen becoming a more sustainable fuel source for aviation in the not too distant future.
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