Aviation Emissions Scenarios

Hannah Ritchie published an excellent two-part explainer on the reality of aviation emissions and how the sector can respond to the Climate Emergency. Part one looks at various demand scenarios coupled with action scenarios of varying degrees and methods of reduction. Part two investigates the current landscape of aviation biofuels and the scale at which it would need to increase to meet the different demand and reduction scenarios.

Modelling Societal Collapse

Gaya Herrington, the Sustainability and Dynamic System Analysis Lead at KPMG performed a study that analysed the 1972 Club of Rome Limits To Growth model and compared it to the current state of the world. Her study found that using the Business As Usual (BAU) scenario, the world is on track from societal collapse by around 2040, and using the Comprehensive Technology (CT) scenario, a halt to growth is predicted within the next decade or so. In her own words;


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