Climate Action News
Finnair purchases largest ever batch of sustainable aviation fuel to support carbon neutrality goal
Finnair is increasing the use of sustainable aviation fuel as part of its goal to reduce carbon emissions from flying. Finnair has purchased 750 tons of sustainable aviation fuel from its partner Neste for use on flights departing from Helsinki Airport.
United Invests $5 Million in Algae-based Fuel Producer Viridos
United wants to turn microalgae into SAF through the first new investment of its recently announced UAV Sustainable Flight FundSM since its launch: algae biofuel company Viridos.
Record-breaking growth in airports worldwide reducing carbon emissions by 8.1%
Airports Council International (ACI) released the annual airport climate action results for Airport Carbon Accreditation, the global carbon standard for airports founded and managed by ACI EUROPE on behalf of airports worldwide
CLIMATE PROTECTION IS A HUMAN RIGHT
Climate protection and human rights are closely linked. In the Studiosus interview at ITB Berlin 2023 experts outlined their various perspectives and positions
CLIMATE EMERGENCY: HOW DO DESTINATIONS BECOME MORE RESISTANT?
Crises caused by climate change are becoming more frequent, with a direct and severe impact on destinations. Are there ways that could help to make destination areas more resistant?
RAINFOREST CONSERVATION, GREEN TEAMS AND NIGHT TRAINS
Talking about climate protection is one thing, but actually realising one’s goals is even more important. On Thursday at the ITB Berlin Convention, together with tourism industry practitioners and experts, Xenia zu Hohenlohe and Graeme Jackson discussed how destinations and transport companies could contribute and what best practices already exist.
PRIORITY FOR CLIMATE PROTECTION IN TOURISM
Sustainability concepts often focus on ecological sustainability, with one of the important aspects being the need to reduce greenhouse gases. “But for every concept there is one thing in particular that we need: data obtained from readings“, explained Dirk Gläser, UNWTO sustainability expert, speaking at ITB Berlin 2023.
Hotel Nikko Bali Joining the 7th Annual Bali’s Biggest Clean-Up
Waste is a major problem for the wider community, especially plastic waste which is not easily decomposed. For this reason, Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach once again joined Bali’s Biggest Clean-Up in Bali held by One Island One Voice in its 7th year.
Lufthansa Group receives top grades in renowned CDP climate ranking
In the global climate ranking 2022 of the non-profit organization CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project), the Lufthansa Group received a top rating for its CO2 reduction strategy and its implementation, thus improving compared to the previous year.
Emirates recycles more than 500,000 kilograms of plastic and glass in one year
Emirates has recycled more than 500,000 kilograms of plastic and glass over the course of 2022, by collecting discarded bottles onboard for repurposing. 500,000 kilograms is almost the same weight as a fully loaded Emirates flagship A380 aircraft.
Heathrow’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Incentive Scheme Triples Use in 2023
Greener, cleaner jet fuel has become a hot commodity at Heathrow as the airport embarks on the second year of its Sustainable Aviation Fuel incentive scheme.
KLM Group Commits to 30% CO2 Emissions Reduction by 2030
KLM is committed to reducing its environmental impact as part of a transparent and responsible sustainability policy. An important part of this relates to its commitment to reduce Scope 1 and Scope 3 emissions by 30% per revenue tonne kilometre (RTK) by 2030 compared to 2019.