Virgin To Use Sustainable Jet Fuel On Commercial Flight Next Month

Virgin Atlantic has been focusing on reducing CO2 emissions like many other airlines. That’s one of the reasons why the company has heavily invested in its new A350-1000 aircraft. It has also been working on low carbon fuel solutions in a partnership with LanzaTech that’s going to enable Virgin to take a major step forward. The airline has confirmed that it will use sustainable jet fuel in a commercial flight […]


Lyft Announces Commitment To Go Fully Carbon Neutral

Many companies are starting to realize the impact that their operations are having on the  world today. This is why those companies (more recently Sony) have announced plans and initiatives to try and go green. Ride-sharing service Lyft is one of them as the company has announced their commitment to go completely carbon neutral.


California Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Energy Use By 2045

It’s not only major tech companies that are promising to shift all of their energy use to renewables, entire states in the U.S. are doing the same. California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill which will require the state to source electricity from 100 percent renewable sources by 2045. This step has been taken to combat climate change.


Sony Pledges To Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2040

Some of the world’s major tech companies have pledged to use eventually use 100 percent renewable energy and Sony is joining that list today. The Japanese tech giant has confirmed that it’s aiming to use 100 percent renewable energy to power its global operations by 2040. It’s joining the RE100 initiative operated by the international NGO The Climate Group. More than 140 companies worldwide have committed to RE100 so far.


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Ambitious Project Begins In The Pacific To Remove 88,000 Tons Of Plastic

The Ocean Cleanup Project has launched an ambitious project to remove up to 88,000 tons of plastic that’s floating in the Pacific, the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” to be precise. It has started towing the Ocean Cleanup System 001 from San Francisco to a trial site that’s about 260 miles from shore.


Scientists Find Shark That Likes To Eat Seagrass

Sharks may have a notorious reputation of being predators but scientists at the University of California, Irvine have found a shark that enjoys a bit of salad with its protein. Their study, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B., reveal that the bonnethead shark eats seagrass while devouring fish and squid and also digests the plant to get nutrition from it.


Walmart Announces Plans To Buy 30 More Tesla Semis

Tesla might be known more for their electric cars, but last year the company unveiled the Tesla Semi which is an electric truck clearly aimed at logistics companies who are looking to go green. One of the company’s early adopters was Walmart who announced plans to test the trucks by ordering a small number of them.


Mophie’s Co-Founders Launch ‘Nimble’ Eco-Friendly Charging Accessories

The number of gadgets launched every year is staggering, and so are the number of accessories that launch with it. Smartphones alone have so many accessories to choose from, such as a case, covers, screen protectors of different materials, dongles, camera lens attachments, and more.


Facebook Pledges To Run On 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2020

Facebook has joined the list of companies that have publicly pledged to power their entire global operations on 100 percent renewable energy. The company committed in a blog post today that it’s going to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent and power its global operations with 100 percent renewable energy by the end of 2020.


Vespa’s First Electric Scooter Will Be Available This October

Vespa’s scooters are pretty iconic, but for the most part they run on gas which means that if you wanted a “greener” option, you’d be out of luck, at least until now where Vespa has announced that their first electric scooter will be made available in Europe this coming October. There are also plans to expand its available in the US and Asia in the early part of 2019.


Tesla’s Semi Has Been Driving Cross-Country By Itself

While Tesla might be known for its electric cars, last year the company took the wraps off a new vehicle called “Semi” which is basically an electric truck. However given that a truck would need considerably more battery than a car, one has to wonder how would the Semi fare driving across the country by itself?


Google’s Data Center Uses AI For Its Cooling System

Data centers are where companies like Google, Apple, and Facebook store their servers which contain all kinds of information and processes. Due to the sheer number of users and customers such companies have, these data centers tend to be huge which means that a lot of cooling is required to prevent the computers from overheating.


Elon Musk Thinks Tesla Could Build A $25,000 EV In The Next 3 Years

One of the reasons why electric cars aren’t as widely adopted is cost. Generally speaking they’re a lot more expensive compared to gas-powered cars. However Tesla has been trying to address this problem with the Model 3 which is priced at $35,000, making it one of the more affordable models around.


UPS To Develop Medium-Duty Electric Delivery Trucks

We know that UPS has been looking to convert its delivery trucks to electric. However the “problem” is that so far UPS has only focused on its larger delivery trucks and also its smaller delivery trucks which are usually used for the last mile. So what about those that are in between?