GHG Emissions - January 25, 2021
Boeing announced on Jan. 22 that it is committing to making its commercial airplanes capable and certified to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuels by 2030. Boeing has previously conducted successful test flights replacing petroleum jet fuel with 100% sustainable fuels to address the urgent challenge of climate change.
GHG Emissions - January 23, 2021
It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
GHG Emissions - January 22, 2021
Tesla’s Elon Musk announced on Twitter on Jan. 21 that he is offering $100 million prize to whoever develops the “best” technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions.
Energy Efficiency - January 22, 2021
Miller County, Arkansas is almost done with making its five main government office buildings more energy-efficient through measures like heating, lighting, cooling and other improvements.
Sourcing Renewables - January 21, 2021
Following a VPPA last September, Honda will receive 120 MW of renewable power from the recently completed Boiling Springs Wind Farm. Project owner RWE Renewables announced on Jan. 20 that the offtake is one of the largest-ever renewable energy purchases.
GHG Emissions - January 21, 2021
Frost & Sullivan announced on Jan. 19 that its recent analysis forecasts that global green hydrogen production will skyrocket at a compound annual growth rate of 57% between 2019 and 2030, rising from 40,000 tons to 5.7 million tons.
Regulation - January 20, 2021
U.S. President Joseph R. Biden fulfilled his promise to rejoin the Paris Agreement on his first day in office. One of 15 executive actions signed from the Oval Office on January 20, the action signals a major policy reversal following four years during which the Trump administration rejected climate science and rolled back environmental regulation to maximize fossil fuel development.
GHG Emissions - January 20, 2021
Kansas City Southern, a transportation holding company, announced on Jan. 19 that it has submitted a commitment letter to the science-based targets initiative (SBTi) pledging to establish greenhouse gas emissions reduction.