Train can be worse for climate than plane

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Un train quitte New York pour Boston aux Etats-Unis. La fabrication des rails et autres infrastructures fait plus que doubler l’impact environnemental du train, selon l’étude américaine. © AFP PHOTO Doug KANTER

True or false: taking the commuter train across Boston results in lower greenhouse gas emissions than travelling the same distance in a jumbo jet. Perhaps surprisingly, the answer is false.

New Scientist

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