KLM unveils a radical new aircraft design Chris McGinnis Updated 10:36 am PDT, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 KLM's new Flying-V design could revolutionize air travel in the future. KLM's new Flying-V design could revolutionize air travel in the future. Photo: KLM Photo: KLM Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 KLM's new Flying-V design could revolutionize air travel in the future. KLM's new Flying-V design could revolutionize air travel in the future. Photo: KLM Is this Flying-V the future of flight? 1 / 8 Back to Gallery More Information As airlines are subjected to increasing criticism about the impact of their planes' carbon emissions on climate change, KLM is teaming up with a … [Read more...] about Is this Flying-V the future of flight?
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By David Wooley | December 16, 2018 at 7:10 am Most Americans take clean air for granted. Not so long ago, air quality was routinely as bad as it was in the Bay Area last month. In the 1950s people dropped dead from air pollution in the streets of London and Pennsylvania steel towns. Los Angeles smog was infamous and travel on parts of the New Jersey Turnpike was a sickening joke. While millions of people still suffer this kind of injury in China and India, we in the United States don’t think about air quality much today, thanks to a bipartisan coalition in Congress that enacted the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. This led to a massive, if incomplete, cleanup of power plants, refineries, tail pipes and manufacturing. That law, in turn, owes much to pioneering work by states, including California, that in the 70s and 80s found ways to improve health without harming the economy. So today the air, almost everywhere, is much cleaner and … [Read more...] about Opinion: Dangerous air persists in some Bay Area neighborhoods
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Climate Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Climate | What’s New in the Latest U.S. Climate Assessment Supported by ByBrad Plumer and Henry Fountain Nov. 23, 2018 Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd: , our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Global warming is now affecting the United States more than ever, and the risks of future disasters — from flooding along the coasts to crop failures in the Midwest — could pose a profound threat to Americans’ well-being. That’s the gist of Volume Two of the latest National Climate Assessment, a 1,656-page report issued on Friday that explores both the current and future impacts of climate change. The scientific report, which comes out every four years as mandated by Congress, was produced by 13 federal agencies and released by the Trump administration. … [Read more...] about What’s New in the Latest U.S. Climate Assessment
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – JUNE 21: Queen Elizabeth II (L) and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales stand during the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster on June 21, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. This year saw a scaled-back State opening of Parliament Ceremony with the Queen arriving by car rather than carriage and not wearing the Imperial State Crown or the Robes of State. (Photo by Arthur Edwards – WPA Pool/Getty Images) This is an 1879 portrait of Queen Victoria. The Queen of Great Britain and Empress of India, was born at Kensington Palace, London, on May 24, 1819. (AP Photo) Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive at Santa Barbara Racquet and Polo Club for a Foundation Polo Challenge that benefits the American Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry on July 9, 2011 in Santa Barbara, California. The newly married Royal Couple are on the first day of their first … [Read more...] about Get ready for King Charles III: New family portraits show the future of the royal family