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

Busking Brit crosses Iraq on his way to COP27 without flying

Busking Brit crosses Iraq on his way to COP27 without flying

BAGHDAD, Oct 30 (Reuters) – With a violin on his back and maps in his bag, Dan Hodd left Spain a month ago and was cycling through busy Baghdad as he heads to the COP27 climate talks in Egypt that he firmly intends to reach without flying. “I am trying to illustrate the importance within … Read more

Analysis: Aviation sector feels heat on emissions at air show

Analysis: Aviation sector feels heat on emissions at air show

A Lufthansa CO2-neutral Boeing 777 cargo aircraft, operated with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), is refueled at Frankfurt airport, Germany, November 27, 2020. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sustainable aviation fuel quickest route to cleaner flying But needs support, and synthetic fuels needed too Electric, hydrogen planes still in early … Read more

Airbus, airlines to explore carbon capture technology

Airbus, airlines to explore carbon capture technology

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 18 (Reuters) – European airplane manufacturer Airbus (AIR.PA) and more than a half dozen airlines said on Monday they had signed letters of intent to discuss buying carbon removal credits to offset the emissions from air travel. Airbus joined by Air Canada (AC.TO), Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA), EasyJet, International Airlines Group (ICAG.L), LATAM … 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