EU sees progress on UN airline emissions deal
The European Union welcomed on Friday progress made by the U.N.'s civil
aviation body toward a global deal to cut carbon emissions from the
sector, raising hopes that the bloc may stand down from applying its
controversial law that forces all airlines to pay for their pollution.
Factbox - The Green Climate Fund
Many developing countries hope United Nations climate talks in Qatar
later this month will make progress on scaling up finance to help them
curb greenhouse gas emissions and cope with floods, droughts, heatwaves
and rising sea levels.
Deutsche Bahn buys E.ON's hydro power to green its intake
German railway operator Deutsche Bahn on Friday said it has signed a
long-term deal with utility E.ON for the annual delivery of
hydroelectric power from 2015 onwards as it seeks to reach a target of
35 percent of green power by 2020.