Climate-Change To Make Flights More Bumpy

Air travel is likely to get a lot bumpier because of climate-change, a new study suggests.

Doubling of carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere would increase the average amount of severe cloudless, “clear air” turbulence by 149 percent. Commercial passenger jets, on long-haul flights, routinely cruise at altitudes of five to seven miles.

h/t: NEW SCIENTIST

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One thought on “Climate-Change To Make Flights More Bumpy

  1. Which will give more power to overstressed flight attendants to wake you up in the middle of the night flight to see if you are buckled up. (Air France) 😦
    Hope all is well?

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