PBS NewsHour

Can electric airplanes propel a 3rd revolution in aviation?

Clip: 05/26/2021 | 5m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

Major oil companies Exxon and Royal Dutch Shell took some hits legally and among their shareholders Wednesday. The hits come amid growing pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fuel for transportation. So what are the available alternatives to achieve greener skies? Miles O'Brien looks at some pilot projects to create electric planes.

Aired: 05/26/21

Rating: NR

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