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The hidden benefits of high-speed rail

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Improvements in public transport are often regarded as essential to combat climate change. A study investigating the Chinese high-speed rail system suggests that these benefits could operate through channels other than those that one might expect.

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Schmutzler, A. The hidden benefits of high-speed rail. Nat. Clim. Chang. 11, 902–903 (2021).

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