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Powering Earth from Space: Can We Solve Our Energy Crisis Without Destroying the Environment?
Powering Earth from Space: Can We Solve Our Energy Crisis Without Destroying the Environment?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - There is immense potential for sustainable innovation in the ever-growing space economy — in ways that could bring the industry’s own impacts, and an infinite source of solar power, back down to Earth.

KLM Has Wasted 60% Less Inflight Food, Thanks to AI
KLM Has Wasted 60% Less Inflight Food, Thanks to AI

WASTE NOT - Not all flights booked result in a passenger on board said flight. By predicting the number of passengers based on historical data, AI is helping the airline waste significantly fewer inflight meals.

Alaska Airlines Empowers Guests to Reduce Emissions, Support Growth of SAF Market
Alaska Airlines Empowers Guests to Reduce Emissions, Support Growth of SAF
Market

THE NEXT ECONOMY - This month, Alaska Mileage Plan members can earn Elite-Qualifying Miles when they support sustainable aviation fuel, contributing to their elite qualification for the new year.

Air Company: Fueling the Shift from Emissions to Resources
Air Company: Fueling the Shift from Emissions to Resources

CLEANTECH - After launching with consumer products vodka and perfume, the carbon-capture innovator is now banking on turning the world’s most abundant pollutant into sustainable aviation fuel.

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Reports Lay Out the True Cost of Frequent Flyer Programs, Private Jets
Reports Lay Out the True Cost of Frequent Flyer Programs, Private Jets

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Frequent flyer reward programs encourage flyers to emit up to 34x their lifetime carbon budget; while flying private can pollute up to 30x more than a standard flight.

Salesforce, Deloitte, WEF Calling on Startups Ready to Fuel Sustainable Aviation
Salesforce, Deloitte, WEF Calling on Startups Ready to Fuel Sustainable Aviation

CLEANTECH - The challenge seeks next-generation aviation solutions including alternative fuels and propulsion technologies; and innovations in feedstock, engineering, and physical and market infrastructure.

50+ CEOs Join Aviation Industry Initiative to Transform Airports into Clean-Energy Hubs
50+ CEOs Join Aviation Industry Initiative to Transform Airports into Clean-Energy Hubs

CLEANTECH - The World Economic Forum’s Airports of Tomorrow initiative seeks to address the energy, infrastructure and financing needs of the transition to a net-zero aviation industry by 2050.

Alaska’s Move to Eliminate Inflight Plastic Reveals Issues Within US Recycling Infrastructure
Alaska’s Move to Eliminate Inflight Plastic Reveals Issues Within US Recycling Infrastructure

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The airline quickly hit a roadblock in the unrecyclability of paper cups with an integrated plastic lining necessary for beverage service.

Trending: Carbon-Capture Innovators Continue Paving Path to Climate-Beneficial Future
Trending: Carbon-Capture Innovators Continue Paving Path to Climate-Beneficial Future

CLEANTECH - 2 startups at the forefront of the carbon-capture space, Air Company and LanzaTech, continue to expand their portfolio of carbon-negative products and groundbreaking brand partnerships that will ensure global proliferation of their technologies.

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Alaska Airlines Aiming to Advance Low-Carbon Aviation Through Corporate Partnerships, Shared Learning
Alaska Airlines Aiming to Advance Low-Carbon Aviation Through Corporate Partnerships, Shared Learning

CLEANTECH - New program expands first-in-the-US agreement with corporate partners to reduce business travel emissions through sustainable aviation fuels.

KLM Called Out for Misleading Claim That Travelers Can ‘Fly CO2 Zero’
KLM Called Out for Misleading Claim That Travelers Can ‘Fly CO2 Zero’

WALKING THE TALK - A Dutch advertising watchdog has ruled that a recent ad telling the airline’s customers they could fly carbon-emission free is misleading.

Airline Industry Chips Away at Climate Impacts with Long-Term Sustainability Initiatives
Airline Industry Chips Away at Climate Impacts with Long-Term Sustainability Initiatives

CLEANTECH - Alaska, Delta share progress on meantime-measures, lofty goals ahead of industry net-zero targets.

Salesforce, JetBlue Accelerate Shared Journey Toward Sustainable Air Travel
Salesforce, JetBlue Accelerate Shared Journey Toward Sustainable Air Travel

COLLABORATION - Salesforce has joined JetBlue’s Sustainable Travel Partners program to accelerate sustainability of employee business travel; while JetBlue becomes the first airline to leverage Salesforce Net Zero Cloud to track emissions.

Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund Propels Completion of LanzaJet’s First SAF Plant
Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund Propels Completion of LanzaJet’s First SAF Plant

CLEANTECH - The financing partnership will enable LanzaJet to bring its alcohol-to-jet, net-zero sustainable aviation fuels to commercial scale.

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While Travel Was Quiet, JetBlue Was Busy with Sustainability
While Travel Was Quiet, JetBlue Was Busy with Sustainability

CLEANTECH - During COVID, JetBlue announced several sustainability targets — including a net-zero target by 2040, as well as a set of short-and medium-term targets to help them get there. We asked Carl Otto, JetBlue’s Senior Analyst for Sustainability and ESG, how they'll do it.

Trending: Baby Steps on Eliminating Transport Emissions Still Leave Big Carbon Footprint
Trending: Baby Steps on Eliminating Transport Emissions Still Leave Big Carbon Footprint

WALKING THE TALK - Wednesday was Transport Day at COP26; and promising corporate and government pledges came together from airlines, automakers and the shipping industry. But the question remains: Are we doing enough, fast enough?

As Travel Resumes, So Does Focus on Decarbonization of Aviation
As Travel Resumes, So Does Focus on Decarbonization of Aviation

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - After a lengthy pause, tourism stands on the precipice of restarting again. But even as many travelers prepare to take to the open skies, aviation continues to grapple with its oversized carbon footprint compared with the rest of the industry.

Alaska Airlines Outlines Path to Net Zero by 2040
Alaska Airlines Outlines Path to Net Zero by 2040

CLEANTECH - In one of the most challenging sectors to decarbonize, Alaska has set forth its plan to greatly reduce its carbon, waste and water impacts by 2025; and eliminate its carbon emissions altogether by 2040.

Report: Small Behavioral Interventions with Pilots Add Up to Massive Savings for Airlines
Report: Small Behavioral Interventions with Pilots Add Up to Massive Savings for Airlines

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - A new whitepaper details an 8-month study conducted with Virgin Atlantic — in which a behavioral intervention with pilots created $6.1M in fuel savings, and demonstrated the most cost-effective carbon-abatement solution in history.

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With More CEOs at Home with Their Children, Could This Pandemic Be the Catalyst Sustainability Needs?
With More CEOs at Home with Their Children, Could This Pandemic Be the Catalyst Sustainability Needs?

WALKING THE TALK - As CEOs spend time reconnecting with their children at home, investors open laptops at kitchen tables and policymakers have more time than ever to consider our future; is now the time when long-term, sustainable decision-making will finally trump all else?

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