Aviation

Lufthansa Enters Algae Biofuel Production Deal

September 28, 2012

Following up on the last blog post about AirBus’s vision of a sustainable future for aviation, we hear that German airline Lufthansa has entered a partnership with Algae.Tec to build a large-scale algae-based jet fuel production facility in Europe. Related Posts:Lufthansa: Biofuels Could Be Aviation’s Standard in Five YearsAirBus Reveals Its Vision for Sustainable Air […]

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AirBus Reveals Its Vision for Sustainable Air Travel

September 26, 2012

Aircraft manufacturer AirBus earlier this month revealed Smarter Skies, a kind of manifesto for cleaner, more sustainable air travel. The program is part of The Future series and serves up sustainable solutions and ideas for the expected increase in air travel by 2050 and the environmental challenges that lay ahead. Related Posts:Lufthansa Enters Algae Biofuel […]

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Economists Propose Flight Tax to Mitigate Effects of Climate Change

April 1, 2011

Economists at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) said that a small tax on international airline tickets could raise $10bn a year. The money could be used to help people adapt to the impacts of climate change. Related Posts:Carbon Levels in the Atmosphere Hit Feared MilestoneChasing Ice Opens in the UKMoving Planet Invites […]

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Solar power airtravel takes off

July 9, 2010

This week a very exciting story related to solar power made headlines worldwide. A solar-powered plane called Solar Impulse landed safely after a 26-hour flight. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm UnveiledSolar Plays Key Role in India’s Energy Future, World Bank SaysLet It Shine Chronicles The History of Solar PowerIKEA Starts Selling Solar […]

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Green Thing film competition

August 7, 2008

So you are a student, you like to be green and make films? So here’s an opportunity for you. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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