Climaviation, an innovative project to reduce the impact of aviation on the climate

Interview with Nicolas Bellouin, climatologist at the Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace, conducted by Sorbonne University.

The Climaviation project aims to better understand and quantify the climate impacts of aviation. It is led by Nicolas Bellouin, a climatologist in the United Kingdom and holder of the Aviation and Climate Chair at the Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace (IPSL). This contributor to the sixth IPCC report explains the objectives of this ambitious project, which brings together scientists from the IPSL and the French Aerospace Lab (ONERA).

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Olivier Boucher, Audran Borella, Thomas Gasser and Didier Hauglustaine (2021). On the contribution of global aviation to the CO2 radiative forcing of climate. Atmospheric Environment.


The Climaviation team. Annual report Climaviation 2021-2022