Can we make flying “Green”?

Sabine Hossenfelder

At 3 minutes and 38 seconds, I confused the horizontal axis with the vertical axis. Sorry for that!

What can we do to reduce the carbon footprint of air travel? In this video we see battery powered airplanes, hydrogen powered airplanes, biofuels and synthetic kerosene.

Airplane emissions data comes from Our World in Data…

Figures on the increase in aircraft efficiency are from this report:…

The numbers for energy per volume and energy per mass value for different fuels are from this paper:…

Biojet fuel cost data here:…

The article on the increased effectiveness of gene-edited microalgae is:

The numbers on the carbon dioxide emissions of synthetic jet fuel come from here:…

The numbers for the cost of synthetic jet fuel are from here:…

Market estimates for the increase in aviation fuel demand are here:…

A recent report from the International Air Transport Association calling for support for synthetic fuels is available here:…

00:47 How bad is flying?
02:30 Electric plane
06:32 Hydrogen
09:05 Biofuel
13:00 Synthetic kerosene
16:05 Sponsor message


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