By February 16, 2018 Read More →

“Energy use and life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of drones for commercial package delivery” Co-Authored by Samaras Receiving Media Attention

After over two years under review, the paper Energy use and life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of drones for commercial package delivery has been cited by media outlets like Wired, Forbes, and The Guardian in light of its release. The paper discusses the use of drones to deliver packages in an effort to reduce environmental impacts we see in the freight sector. These impacts include reduced greenhouse gases and energy use in comparison to the freight sector. Many articles include quotes by Carnegie Mellon University Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Costa Samaras. Wired’s article includes this quote by Samaras, “So every time you would see one of those vans or trucks, you might imagine hundreds of drones in the sky, […] That has a noise component, it has a visual component, it has a safety component, it has a privacy component.” Read more by following the links below.

 

To read the full published paper, click here.

The authors also has an op-ed, which can be accessed here.

Click here to read the Wired article. Click here to read The Guardian article.

Click here to read the Forbes article. Click here to read the IEEE article.

Click here to read the Axious article. Click here to read the Discover Magazine article.

Click here to read the Carbon Brief article.