Boeing wants all its aircraft to fly on sustainable fuels by 2030

  • January 23, 2021
Boeing has vowed to make flights using its planes more eco-friendly within the next decade: The aviation titan has announced its commitment to make sure its planes can fly on 100 percent sustainable fuels by 2030. It explained that making the shift t…

Elon Musk announces $100 million prize for new carbon capture tech

  • January 22, 2021
Things we already know: The world is growing uncomfortably warm due to humanity’s insistence on burning fossil fuels. Elon Musk is currently the wealthiest human on the planet. Yet for being among the wealthiest people on the planet, Musk’s philanthr…

The US will rejoin the Paris climate change agreement

  • January 20, 2021
With the third executive order of his new administration, President Joe Biden said the US will rejoin the Paris Agreement. Initially finalized in 2015, the climate change accord saw 143 countries, including the US, agree to limit global temperature i…

NASA says 2020 tied 2016 for the warmest year on record

  • January 14, 2021
Depending on what group of scientists you ask, 2020 was either tied or second only to 2016 as the warmest year on record. Measuring against a baseline of mean temperatures between 1951 to 1980, NASA concluded that the average global temperature of th…

XPrize launches a $15 million contest to develop alternative meats

  • December 8, 2020
Just one week after Singapore became the first country in the world to approve the sale of lab-grown meat, XPrize has announced a new competition to foster the development of technologies that will transform the global food industry. In partnership w…

UK might ban sales of fossil fuel cars as early as 2030

  • November 14, 2020
The UK might soon move up its ban on sales of combustion engine cars — yes, again. The Financial Times and the BBC both claim Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a ban on fossil fuel car sales by 2030, five years ahead of the most recent targe…