Sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs), derived from biological or synthetic feedstocks, offer a solution for a world hooked on air travel but imperilled by climate breakdown. Photo: Picture Alliance via Getty Images Sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs), derived from biological or synthetic feedstocks, offer a solution for a world hooked on air travel but imperilled by climate breakdown. Photo: Picture Alliance via Getty Images
Sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs), derived from biological or synthetic feedstocks, offer a solution for a world hooked on air travel but imperilled by climate breakdown. Photo: Picture Alliance via Getty Images

Flying is terrible for the environment. Bio-fuels offer a solution to air travel’s impact on climate change

  • Sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs), made from feedstocks such as plants and recycled cooking oil, have been tested by airlines including Etihad, Emirates and KLM
  • Their relatively high cost, however, and a lack of will by regulatory bodies are key barriers to their widespread use

Topic |   Responsible travel
Sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs), derived from biological or synthetic feedstocks, offer a solution for a world hooked on air travel but imperilled by climate breakdown. Photo: Picture Alliance via Getty Images Sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs), derived from biological or synthetic feedstocks, offer a solution for a world hooked on air travel but imperilled by climate breakdown. Photo: Picture Alliance via Getty Images
Sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs), derived from biological or synthetic feedstocks, offer a solution for a world hooked on air travel but imperilled by climate breakdown. Photo: Picture Alliance via Getty Images
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