Virgin Galactic Questions Soot Study, But When Will It Release Emissions Calculations?

Gov. Bill Richardson and Richard Branson with SpaceShipTwo.

Virgin Galactic President George Whitesides sees some problems with a recent study about soot emissions from commercial space planes impacting the upper atmosphere and affecting the global climate:

> Whitesides had two major criticisms of the study. “One of the things that’s a little disappointing is that the authors didn’t include a range of uncertainty in their model,” he said. “What’s the confidence around that number? I don’t think we know that.”

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