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ExxonMobil announces methanol-to-jet process for SAF production
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ExxonMobil announces methanol-to-jet process for SAF production

ExxonMobil today announced a unique process technology to enable the manufacture of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from renewable methanol. •ExxonMobil is focused on growing its lower-emission fuels business by leveraging technology and infrastructure. •ExxonMobil is engineering proprietary methanol to jet technology that will produce SAF when renewable methanol is used as feedstock. •This expands upon ExxonMobil’s suite of technology solutions that are engineered to manufacture SAF from other biofeeds. “SAF produced from renewable methanol can play an important role in helping the aviation industry achieve the transition to a net-zero future. Reaching that goal by 2050 will require a multi-faceted approach, including advancements in aircraft-related technology, changes to infrastruct...
Gray Decries ‘Dark Money’ — But Has Previously Benefitted From It | Politics | Seven Days
Politics

Gray Decries ‘Dark Money’ — But Has Previously Benefitted From It | Politics | Seven Days

In a fundraising email on Wednesday, the campaign for U.S. House candidate Molly Gray went after her chief Democratic rival, Becca Balint, painting an ominous picture of the primary campaign landscape. “If our opponent has it her way, dark money will flood the airwaves and drown out the voices of Vermonters,” Gray’s campaign manager, Samatha Sheehan, wrote. “We don’t know how soon they’ll come for Molly — or how much they’ll spend — but we know now that Super PACs have been invited in by our opponent and we need to be ready.” Sheehan was responding to allegations that Balint, Vermont's Senate president, had used a controversial tactic on her website known as “redboxing.” The practice involves creating a webpage, usually using a red box as a signal, to alert super P...
Technology and Finance | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal
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Technology and Finance | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal

The digitalisation of financial services presents formidable tests for incumbent financial intermediaries, firms, exchanges and regulators. The fourth report in the series on The Future of Banking examines the growing impact of technology on financial markets and institutions and identifies the key challenges in payment systems, the use of big data and trading in markets. PDF Download The fourth report in the series on The Future of Banking, part of the Banking Initiative from the IESE Business School, examines the growing impact of technology on financial markets and institutions and identifies the key challenges in three specific areas: payment systems, the use of big data and trading in mark...