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Qantas Airways Invests $200 Million to Help Bring SAF to Australia

3 Mins Read Australia’s Qantas Airways is investing $200 million in bringing sustainable aviation fuel to Australia’s airline industry. The announcement comes as part of the airline’s commitment to helping the country’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions. “The problem is there is no sustainable aviation fuel industry in Australia and we would like to buy this in scale,” […]

Boeing Commits To Fly All Planes On Sustainable Fuels By 2030

3 Mins Read Aviation giant, Boeing recently announced that it will be working to fulfill its commitment towards making all its planes fly on sustainable fuels created from vegetable oil and non-recyclable household waste, among other sources by 2030. The aviation giant announced its commitment to make all its planes use sustainable fuels by 2030. Boeing explained that switching […]

Emission Inequality: World’s Top 1% Frequent-Flying Elites Responsible For Half Of Global Aviation Emissions

4 Mins Read Frequent-flying elites representing only 1% of the global population are accountable for half of the aviation industry’s carbon emissions in 2018, a new study reveals. The paper is the most comprehensive look into the impact of frequent flyers to date and spotlights the enormous impact the world’s richest individuals are having on fuelling the climate […]

Flygskam: New Scandi Word For Flight Shame Takes Off

2 Mins Read Sweden, the home of iconic eco activist Greta Thunberg, has just invented a new word – flygskam – to describe the feeling of guilt or shame caused by flying on airplanes. The new buzzword has gained in popularity across the world as many of us become more aware of the carbon footprint associated with travelling […]