Researchers warn of contrail impact on climate

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The climate impact from aircraft contrails will triple by 2050, increasing faster than aviation can reduce its carbon emissions, a new study by researchers at German aerospace center DLR concludes. Contrail cirrus—persistent high-altitude ice clouds produced by water vapor in engine exhausts—can...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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