Boeing aims to quit fossil fuel habit with tobacco-based jet fuel

Will Nichols
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Pilot project with South African Airways involving nicotine-free tobacco plant can lower emissions and preserve agrucultural jobs, company says

The scientific consensus around smoking being bad for your health is famously as solid as that which demonstrates how human activity is contributing to climate change. Now Boeing and partner South African...

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