The cost of a flight

In January this year a new measure to tackle climate change came into force.  Designed by the European Union, it targets the 220 million tonnes of CO2 emitted on flights departing from or arriving to a European airport annually (figure from 2006).  The measure is to include aviation CO2 emissions in the EU’s emissions trading … Continue reading “The cost of a flight”

Future pathways for geoengineering research

Geoengineering is not going away any time soon. It is beginning to move from a fringe topic into the mainstream, and a genuine research community is starting to set the agenda for future research. ‘Climate engineering’ or ‘geoengineering’  is an umbrella term covering methods by which humans can modify Earth’s climate: carbon dioxide removal (CDR) … Continue reading “Future pathways for geoengineering research”