Category: Aircraft

Europe’s carbon dioxide monitoring mission becomes a reality

Taking the mission a significant step forward, the European Space Agency (ESA) and OHB System, a European multinational technology corporation based in Bremen, Germany, signed on July 29 a contract to build the first two satellites that make up the mission. With the amount… Continue Reading “Europe’s carbon dioxide monitoring mission becomes a reality”

Luchtvaart Grootste Vervuiler van de Transport Sector

In 2018 stootte de Nederlandse transportsector 26 miljard kilogram CO2-equivalenten aan broeikasgassen uit. Dat is 12% van de totale broeikasgas uitstoot door de Nederlandse economie. Dat is bijna net zoveel als in 2012. Er is dus nog lang geen sprake van een afname van… Continue Reading “Luchtvaart Grootste Vervuiler van de Transport Sector”

Shifting North Pole causes increasing concerns over Navigation

The Earth’s magnetic North Pole has drifted so fast that authorities have had to officially redefine the location of the magnetic North Pole. The extreme wandering of the North Pole caused increasing concerns over navigation, especially in high latitudes. Earth’s magnetic field is known… Continue Reading “Shifting North Pole causes increasing concerns over Navigation”

The Trouble With Corn as Biofuel

For months now the Trump administration has been promising to deliver a new biofuels package that would boost the market for production of soy- and corn-based alternative fuels. The move would help American farmers hurt by the administration’s tariffs, as well as ease their… Continue Reading “The Trouble With Corn as Biofuel”

Amsterdam Lelystad Airport opening delayed until 2020 due to Carbon Footprint

The opening of the Dutch biggest general aviation airport to commercial flights has been delayed until 2020. Lelystad Airport, which was bought by the Schiphol Group in 1993, was due to open to civil aviation in April 2019, taking pressure off of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The biggest… Continue Reading “Amsterdam Lelystad Airport opening delayed until 2020 due to Carbon Footprint”

Curacao moet Flora en Fauna beter Beschermen tegen Natuur Misdadigers

Lokale natuur organisaties, zoals Stichting Crickey Amigu di Natura (CAdN), vinden sinds 2007 dat de overheid op Curacao betere resultaten moet leveren als het gaat om het optreden tegen eco-terroristen die omwille van onbegrensde zelfverijking publieke eigendommen vernielen. Het handhaven van wettelijke bepalingen opgenomen… Continue Reading “Curacao moet Flora en Fauna beter Beschermen tegen Natuur Misdadigers”

Sharks in the USA

Sleek, muscular bodies of sharks slice through the water—powerful predators of the ocean, striking fear in smaller fish—and sometimes humans.  After extensive coverage of shark attacks on people in local and national media, readers may be left asking why there seems to be a “spike”… Continue Reading “Sharks in the USA”

Corendon overgenomen door de Zweedse investeerder Triton

Corendon wordt overgenomen door de Zweedse investeerder Triton. Die zal de reisorganisatie samenvoegen met Sunweb (sponsor wielrenner Tom Dumoulin), waar de Zweden eerder een meerderheidsbelang in verwierven. De verkoop betreft de activiteiten van de touroperator in Nederland en België. De hotels van Corendon en… Continue Reading “Corendon overgenomen door de Zweedse investeerder Triton”

Earth’s Magnetic Field is pushing North Pole from Canada towards Siberia

The Earth’s magnetic field, the basis for modern global navigation systems, is constantly in some state of flux. However, it now seems to be going haywire, pushing the North Pole closer to Siberia, and no one’s sure why. The field changes as the molten metals surrounding… Continue Reading “Earth’s Magnetic Field is pushing North Pole from Canada towards Siberia”