Under pressure, plane industry vows cleaner flight—someday

An all-electric commuter plane and a small Airbus-backed hybrid are among aircraft programs being touted at the Paris Airshow, as the industry tries to convince a skeptical public it can deliver on a pledge to halve carbon emissions by 2050.

Slashing plane emissions a lofty goal, but progress elusive

The aircraft industry is facing growing criticism over greenhouse gas emissions that are set to soar as more people take to the skies, but experts say game-changing technology for cleaner planes ...

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Phys.org

Why the age of electric flight is finally upon us

Air travel accounts for 2%-3% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Are electric engines an answer?

Thu 20 Jun 19 from BBC Technology

Electric planes start small as industry wrestles with emissions

An all-electric commuter plane and a small Airbus-backed hybrid are among aircraft programs being touted at the Paris Airshow, as the industry tries to convince a skeptical public it can deliver ...

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Reuters Technology

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