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How far in the future are plant-fueled planes?

After Virgin Atlantic flew a jet powered entirely by plant-based fuel across the Atlantic, we look into what it will take to develop sustainable aviation fuels to power commercial jets more broadly.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Andrew Chen of the Rocky Mountain Institute.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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