Planes, trains and automobiles – how is Europe’s transport sector curbing its emissions?

Rail has lowest carbon footprint out of all major means of transport – it has only an eighth of the carbon footprint of air travel and a third that of road. 2021 has been declared the “European Year of Rail”, initiative designed to Rail on track for sustainable future

the sector and support EU’s climate objectives.

…encourage passengers and freight onto rail rather than roads. A case in point is France’s ban on domestic flights, in instances when alternative journey can be made by rail in two and a half hours or less.

— Read on www.schroders.com/en/au/individuals/insights/sustainability/planes-trains-and-automobiles–how-is-europes-transport-sector-curbing-its-emissions/

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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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