United Airlines: First passenger flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel-powered engine

United Airlines: First passenger flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel-powered engine United Airlines announced that the first passenger flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been completed. It was the Boeing 737 MAX 8 from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National Airport and it took place on December 1, using 100% […]

Google Cloud wears Stella McCartney

Google Cloud wears Stella McCartney The Fashion industry is estimated to produce more greenhouse gas emissions than the UK, France and Germany combined and, by now, the commitment towards a greener future seems miserable in this specific market. However, a partnership among WWF, Stella McCartney, Google and The Textile Exchange has been announced: the companies […]

Criypto Climate Accord: a green future for cryptocurrencies?

Crypto Climate Accord: a green future for cryptocurrencies? That mining cryptocurrencies is an energy intensive activity is now widespread knowledge, yet the reasons behind this undesired phenomenon are often unclear. To explain this, it is key to understand that the success of Bitcoin is underpinned by the distributed ledger known as the blockchain, on which […]

ORCA, the new smart way to trap CO2 by Climeworks

ORCA, THE NEW SMART WAY TO TRAP CO2 BY CLIMEWORKS On September 8th 2021, Climeworks, a Swiss engineering start-up, opened its first Direct Air Capture plant. Orca, which has the same sound as the Icelandic word for “energy”, is located in the Hellisheidi geothermal park, near the capital Reykjavik, and it is powered by the […]