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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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2021

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118762