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News: Cars Vs. Planes: Which Emits More Carbon? (Which Sins Worst?)

News: Cars Vs. Planes: Which Emits More Carbon? (Which Sins Worst?)

David Noland 5,127 views Dec 26, 2015 Boeing 787 Dreamliner Enlarge Photo Moreover, the airlines have drastically increased their load factors, as any long-time frequent flier can attest (and lament). In the pre-deregulation days of 1970, jets typically flew around barely half full. By 2002, the load factor was up to 70 percent; now it's well into cattle-car territory at 83 percent. Overall, the combination of better technology and more crowded planes has ratcheted down the energy intensity of air travel by an impressive 74 percent, to only 2,691 BTUs per passenger-mile. CHECK OUT: Airbus Electric Aircraft Makes Public Flight In UK, We Still Want One (Jul 2014) That’s 57 percent better than your average automobile. Advantage: planes. Speed bonus Commercial jets’ superior efficiency is particularly astonishing given that the planes travel 10 times faster than cars. Boeing 7...

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