Curiosity Daily Podcast: Why Don’t We Have Battery-Powered Airplanes?
Learn about how a planet-friendly diet also tends to be healthier and why we don’t have battery-powered airplanes. But first, social psychologist and author Devon Price is back to explain how we can all avoid burnout.
Episode Show Notes:
Additional resources from Dr. Devon Price:
A Planet-Friendly Diet Also Tends to Be Healthier by Sonja Hodgson
- Brannon-Tulane, K. (2019, January 24). Climate-friendly diets tend to be good for us - Futurity. Futurity. https://www.futurity.org/climate-friendly-healthier-diets-1964632-2/
- Rose, D., Heller, M.C., Willits-Smith, A.M., Meyer, R.J. (2019 March). Carbon footprint of self-selected US diets: nutritional, demographic, and behavioral correlates. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqy327
Why don’t we have battery-powered airplanes? by Cameron Duke
- Baraniuk, C. (2020). The largest electric plane ever to fly. BBC.Com. https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200617-the-largest-electric-plane-ever-to-fly
- Dries Verstraete. (2019, September 20). Climate explained: why don’t we have electric aircraft? The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/climate-explained-why-dont-we-have-electric-aircraft-123910
- E&T editorial staff. (2020, January 31). EasyJet partner takes ‘crucial step’ towards electric plane. TheIET.Org. https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2020/01/easyjet-partner-takes-crucial-step-towards-its-first-electric-plane/
- Rogan, J. Europe’s new aviation vision: is electric the future? (2018, July 3). Venner Shipley. Vennershipley.Co.Uk. https://www.vennershipley.co.uk/resources/publications/2018/07/03/europes-new-aviation-vision-is-electric-the-future
- Hawkins, A. J. (2019, August 14). This company wants to fill the skies with hydrogen-powered planes by 2022. The Verge. https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/14/20804257/zeroavia-hydrogen-airplane-electric-flight
- How much fuel does an international plane use for a trip? (2000, April). HowStuffWorks. https://science.howstuffworks.com/transport/flight/modern/question192.htm
- Lee, D. S., Fahey, D. W., Skowron, A., Allen, M. R., Burkhardt, U., Chen, Q., Doherty, S. J., Freeman, S., Forster, P. M., Fuglestvedt, J., Gettelman, A., De León, R. R., Lim, L. L., Lund, M. T., Millar, R. J., Owen, B., Penner, J. E., Pitari, G., Prather, M. J., … Wilcox, L. J. (2020). The contribution of global aviation to anthropogenic climate forcing for 2000 to 2018. Atmospheric Environment, 117834. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.117834
- Our failure to kick the flying habit means aviation needs to go green. (2019). New Scientist. https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24132111-600-our-failure-to-kick-the-flying-habit-means-aviation-needs-to-go-green/
- Boeing 777 Performance Summary. (2009.) The Boeing Company. [Via Wayback Machine. Web.Archive.Org.] https://web.archive.org/web/20140802021208/http://www.boeing.com/assets/pdf/commercial/startup/pdf/777_perf.pdf
- Why Did a Delta Plane Dump Jet Fuel Over Los Angeles Schools? (2020, January 15). The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/15/us/delta-dumps-fuel-los-angeles.html
- Adams, E. (2017, May 31). Electric Airplanes Need Better Batteries—Which Should Arrive in 30 Years. WIRED. https://www.wired.com/2017/05/electric-airplanes-2/
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