High flyers are scourge of the skies

2019-03-04 03:09:04

By Duncan Graham-Rowe AIRLINES could boost their emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide and still halve their impact on global warming. That’s the paradoxical conclusion of a new study into the effects of commercial aviation on the environment. The CO2 emitted from their engines is not the only way aircraft affect climate. They also do so through their contrails,