When will we be able to board a plane with a clear conscience about the environmental impact of our journey? Aviation is responsible for 2.8% of global carbon emissions. According to the CNN article, many airlines have already vowed to create a future of carbon-neutral aviation, and the first electric planes have already been built, if only in the short term.
Two hybrid aircraft factory start-ups that have rejuvenated the same old aircraft. One is American, called Ampaire, which is an acronym that offers electrical attachment in the air. The other is a French company, VoltAero, which developed a hybrid power plant from a Nissan car engine.