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BUMPIER FLIGHTS IN OUR FUTURE


Bumpier Flights in Our Future

If researchers are right about the future of turbulence, it may be time to invest in Dramamine and barf bags. A new study on climate change and atmospheric turbulence concludes that over the next four decades the amount of transatlantic airspace containing significant turbulence will likely double. The average strength of this turbulence, meanwhile, will increase between 10% and 40%. Researchers based their calculations on current projections for future carbon dioxide emissionsMore…

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