Plane, train, or automobile? The climate impact of transport is surprisingly complicated

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HS1 electric train at St Pancras station, London | Credit: Hitachi
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HS1 electric train at St Pancras station, London | Credit: Hitachi

All modes of high-speed travel come with a cost to the environment, and their climate impacts need to be considered holistically

The 2020s will have to involve some very big decisions about transport - the UK's most polluting sector. The UK government's response so far has been erratic, choosing to intervene to prevent the collapse...

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