How do you make air travel greener? This Rolls-Royce pledge is a big part of the answer
It is one of the greatest challenges confronting the world as it seeks to transition to a net zero future - how to make aviation greener.
The global commercial aviation industry currently produces between 2-3% of all human-made carbon dioxide emissions, and accounts for roughly 12% of CO2 emissions from all transport sources.
Accordingly, the industry will have a key role to play in the transition, not least because, as societies become more prosperous around the world, demand for air travel is expected to grow strongly.
So the hunt is on for ways to make air travel less carbon-intensive.
Today, a decisive step was made in that direction as Rolls-Royce announced that, by 2023, all of its Trent engines will have been proven compatible with 100% sustainable aviation fuel. The …
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