Gallery: How Green Design Will Propel the Planes Of The 21st Century

 

Aircraft are responsible for a staggering 11% of the United States’ CO2 emissions, however a lot of work is being done to make them more environmentally friendly. Plane designers are doing everything from developing biofuels and more efficient engines to experimenting with lighter construction materials. A recent report from energyNOW! correspondent Josh Zepps reveals the innovations that aviation designers are pursuing to make flying as green as possible.

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