Isn’t it great how many private house owners had solar PV panels put onto their roofs do something against Climate Change? Getting the feeling of independence and self-sufficiency even enticed many to complement their installations with back-up batteries. Unfortunately, that sense for freedom often entices the same people to buy an SUV, still rarely equipped with an electric powertrain.
With the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) having committed to reducing 50% of its CO2 emissions by 2050, and the European Union’s Green Deal to become carbon neutral in the same period, the aviation industry is facing severe challenges to fulfil these ambitious goals.
The year 2020 has been one of a kind, that is undeniable. Yet, not only has the pandemic caused us to rethink, but also to act on issues like lockdowns, travel restrictions, climate change and government policies. Many governments around the world have set ambitious climate targets, not only to meet the requirements under the Paris agreement, but also to exceed them.