Last year the Dutch court in the Hague ordered Shell to reduce its CO2 emissions by at least 45% by the end of 2030. The ruling includes emissions from the burning of the fuels it sells in cars, trucks, ships… Read More
Aviation needs to reduce its CO2 emissions to zero not far beyond 2050. Making people take the train instead of the plane is one of the options. I assessed the potential reduction in CO2 from intra-European aviation, by such a modal shift. Download the the study Air2Rail. Main conclusion is that 4 to 7 megaton CO2 can be avoided. This reduction corresponds with 6 to 11% of the emissions from intra-European aviation and with 2 to 4% of CO2 from flights from European airports.