• New York Times Tackled

    – Last Update June 12, 2022 – On December 14, 2019, while reading an article in the New York Times, my framing sensor slowly turned red. It was my first encounter with complex framing. Verifying that it was indeed a case of framing took less than two minutes, figuring out the mechanism behind it took…

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  • Bloomberg’s Blooper

    – Last Update January 12, 2022 – On March 10, 2019, and based on the graph above, Bloomberg ran an article about the growth of aviation. Unfortunately, that graph contains two major framings. One is obvious, the other a bit less so, because that one uses four manipulations of the graph.

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  • Dream of Flight

    – Last Update February 2, 2022 – As a child almost everyone fantasized about being able to fly. In this comic, a boy shares that dream with his pet.

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  • Airway to 2050

    – Last Update August 1, 2023 – The main obstacle on the road to sustainable aviation is the framing: aviation policy appears to be driven more by perceptions than by analysis. Which is a pity because a factual analysis is not very complicated. It requires no more than a few straightforward calculations. For starters, these…

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  • HSR-syndrome

    – Last Update January 20, 2024 – When it comes to reducing CO2 emissions, some politicians dream of plan A: replace all flights shorter than 750 kilometers with high-speed rail. If that dream were to become a reality, it would be a nightmare for emissions.

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