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From 2030, all new Boeing jets will be able to refuel from household waste

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Sustainable aviation biofuels are proven, used every day, and have the most immediate and greatest potential to reduce carbon emissions in the short and long term.

From 2030, all new Boeing jets will be able to refuel from household waste

Sustainable aviation fuels can be obtained from a wide variety of feedstocks, including non-food crops, agricultural and forestry waste, non-recyclable household waste, industrial waste gases and other sources. declared in the American aerospace corporation Boeing.

The company said it is ready to begin shipping commercial aircraft that can fly 100 percent biofuel by 2030, saying it has already conducted successful test flights, replacing jet fuel with municipal waste fuel to address the pressing climate change challenge. /p>

"To meet aviation's commitments to reduce carbon emissions by 50% compared to 2005 levels by 2050, aircraft must be able to fly on 100% environmentally friendly aviation fuel long before 2050," the press service of the corporation said. .

The transition to biofuels will require Boeing to both improve aircraft engine systems and obtain certification from global aviation regulators for 100% use of biofuels in flights.

According to the US Department of Energy, the use of new fuels can reduce CO 2 emissions into the atmosphere by 80%. Air Transport Action Group, which studies greener aviation solutions, notes that commercial flights now account for about 2% of all greenhouse gas emissions and 12% of all transport emissions.

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