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December 14, 2018

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April 27, 2015

Flying environmentally friendly skies can save energy

Flying in a plane is not only safer than driving a car, it's also better for the environment, says a University of Michigan researcher.

 In a follow-up study from last year, Michael Sivak of the U-M Transportation Research Institute found that it takes twice as much energy to drive than to fly.

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