How will we travel the world in 2050?

John Grant, Keith Baker

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle


If the aviation industry was a country, it would rank among the world’s top ten emitters of carbon dioxide (CO₂). Aviation emissions have risen by 70% since 2005 and as demand increases in rich and poorer countries, they’re forecast to increase by between 300% and 700% by 2050.

Arresting this incline will be the first step towards a sustainable system of international travel – but how could it be done?
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 14 Aug 2019


  • air transport
  • climate change
  • airships


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