An innovator is trying to drag air-traffic control into the internet era while slashing global carbon emissions.

This article titled “Could computerising air-traffic control save carbon, time and money?” was written by Duncan Clark, for guardian.co.uk on Monday 12th December 2011 13.11 UTC

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were an easy way to slash global carbon emissions by more than 40m tonnes each year? That’s a serious saving – about as much as the entire Danish economy.

What if the total impact on combatting climate change was twice as much as that figure suggests, because all that carbon would have been emitted – along with a cocktail of other pollutants – at high altitude? And what if the plan would also save huge amounts of time and money?

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