Air travel emissions contribute to climate change, but in return rising sea levels threaten coastal airports and extreme weather causes flight delays. Warmer air makes take-off more difficult, flights are more likely to run into clear-air turbulence and a changing jet stream could cost millions in fuel as transatlantic flights are slowed.
We discussed how climate change might affect the future of air travel.
Dr Paul Williams is a Royal Society University Research Fellow at the University of Reading.
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