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The Telegraph reports on this extreme plan to to cut CO2 emissions by 60 per cent over the next 40 years.

The Telegraph reports on this extreme plan to to cut CO2 emissions by 60 per cent over the next 40 years.

“The European Commission on Monday unveiled a “single European transport area” aimed at enforcing “a profound shift in transport patterns for passengers” by 2050.

The plan also envisages an end to cheap holiday flights from Britain to southern Europe with a target that over 50 per cent of all journeys above 186 miles should be by rail.

Top of the EU’s list to cut climate change emissions is a target of “zero” for the number of petrol and diesel-driven cars and lorries in the EU’s future cities.

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