More Trains less Planes! France is set to ban some Domestic Flights

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France is one of only two countries in the EU that remains committed to being ‘carbon-neutral’ by 2050, and one of the steps they are taking is to ban short-domestic flights in favour of utilising trains.

In Australia, this change would result in widespread backlash, but in France, this is largely inconvenient and far healthier for the environment.

 

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