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Our New Magazine – Connected Places
How is digital twin technology changing how we think about everything from cities to railway stations? How will the third age of flight change our skies and the airports of the future? And how are UK cities thinking out of the box to fund net zero investment?
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Feasibility of Zero Emissions Airport Operations in England by 2040
The UK Government has set a target for the UK aviation sector to reach net zero by 2050, as part of the government’s wider commitment to reducing UK emissions, in line with the Paris Agreement.
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Net-zero airports: it’s about places, not just planes
For travellers, each individual step of their journey is a link in a chain; and every one carries a carbon footprint. Airports are already working on large, long-term aircraft and infrastructure plans to make zero-emission flights happen. In the short term, though, should they also sweat the small stuff to find some quick-fix climate solutions?
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Vive la drones and electric aircraft revolution
Not that long ago, electric planes seemed decidedly futuristic; and drones were the stuff of science fiction. Nowadays, thanks to advances in battery technology, they are not just in development, but in the air. So, what part can the UK play in this zero-emission revolution?
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Net-zero airports: it’s about places, not just planes
For travellers, each individual step of their journey is a link in a chain; and every one carries a carbon footprint. Airports are already working on large, long-term aircraft and infrastructure plans to make zero-emission flights happen. In the short term, though, should they also sweat the small stuff to find some quick-fix climate solutions?
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Net-zero aviation set for take-off
Air travel is back on the agenda post-COVID, but every conventional flight carries with it some climate baggage, in the form of emissions. Aviation is one of the most carbon-intensive modes of transport and its decarbonisation is key to achieving net-zero goals. So, can airport infrastructure evolve fast enough for the UK to hit its targets by 2050?
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The tech leaders shaping the future of airspace
The time is ripe for the aerospace and technology sectors to collaborate towards a more integrated approach to alternative transportation and fuel options. And it’s an ideal opportunity to position the UK as a world leader in new aviation technology.
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Green machines: can drones help achieve net zero?
From military tools to hobbyists’ playthings to filmmakers’ dreams, the uses for drones are many and varied. But could they be a gift from above in the quest for a greener planet?