Germany bets on cheap tickets to help transport sector meet CO2 targets

Germany bets on cheap tickets to help transport sector meet CO2 targets

BERLIN, Nov 3 (Reuters) – Germany is to introduce a discounted ticket for public transport next year to encourage people to cut down on car driving and help the country to achieve its emissions targets. Berlin aims to become climate-neutral by 2045 and cut 65% of emissions by 2030 compared with 1990. The country has … Read more

Florida scrambles to prepare as Hurricane Ian churns toward coast

Florida scrambles to prepare as Hurricane Ian churns toward coast

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAMPA, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Residents across Florida scrambled to place sandbags around their homes and stockpile emergency supplies on Monday, emptying store shelves as Hurricane Ian spun toward the state carrying high winds, torrential rains and a powerful storm surge. Ian’s path toward Florida forced … Read more

Drought, high costs bring US berry giants to Canada’s maple syrup land

Drought, high costs bring US berry giants to Canada's maple syrup land

MONTREAL/OTTAWA, Aug 29 (Reuters) – A swath of Canada better known for maple syrup is being tested to mass produce berries normally grown in warmer locales, making it the unexpected beneficiary of extreme weather, local demand and rising costs in traditional growing areas like California. Driscoll’s and grower-owned Naturipe Farms LLC, two of North America’s … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Glaciers vanishing at record rate in Alps following heatwaves

EXCLUSIVE Glaciers vanishing at record rate in Alps following heatwaves

MORTERATSCH GLACIER, Switzerland, July 26 (Reuters) – From the way 45-year-old Swiss glaciologist Andreas Linsbauer bounds over icy crevasses, you would never guess he was carrying 10 kg of steel equipment needed to chart the decline of Switzerland’s glaciers. Normally, he heads down this path on the massive Morteratsch Glacier in late September, the end … Read more

Carnival Takes the Wind Out of Its Sails

Carnival Takes the Wind Out of Its Sails

Carnival (CCL) has done it again. Any small amount of “warming up” that I’ve had to the stock recently, as the cruise industry has shown some positive trends, has gone overboard. Just as CCL shares were starting to show small signs of life, the company has at least temporarily taken the wind out of sails … Read more

Germany sets climate emergency plan in transport, construction sectors

Germany sets climate emergency plan in transport, construction sectors

People wait in a traffic jam as “Letzte Generation” (Last Generation) activists block a highway under the slogan “Let’s stop the fossil madness!” for an end to fossil fuels and against oil drilling in the North Sea, in Berlin, Germany July 4, 2022. REUTERS/Christian Mang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more