On the occasion of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21), which has just opened in Paris, we highlight some of the major challenges, which the aviation industry will have to resolve in order to keep to its commitments. By 2050, it foresees having to halve its CO2 emissions.
Since our last report, 18 months ago, the American company Aerion project has accelerated. Dubbed, the AS2, their future supersonic business jet is taking shape.
France has just deployed its aircraft carrier, Charles de Gaulle, in the Mediterranean as strategic support to intensify air strikes against ISIL. This is the first French nuclear-powered surface vessel, and only nuclear-powered carrier in operation today.
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