Cafe Scientifque Talk – Tracking the Sustainability of Long-Haul Flights

Wednesday 15 February
7.00pm for 7.30pm start
Hockey Club, Jubilee Park

Whilst we all enjoy travelling to exciting and far-off locations, the current climate crisis is making flights less and less attractive. But is there anything we can do about this?

By plotting courses that minimise aircraft fuel burn by making best use of atmospheric data, airlines can not only save money on fuel, but also reduce emissions

Speaker – Dr Cathie Wells

Currently Interdisciplinary Researcher, Walker Institute, Reading

PhD ( 2022 The Times Higher Education STEM project of the Year Award)

Time: You can arrive from 7pm for a 7:30 start. Usual format is 45 min talk followed by 45 Q&A.

Liquid refreshments are available at the bar.

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