High-speed rail cuts greenhouse gas emissions


A trial train hits 220kph on a section of the Shanghai-Suzhou-Nantong Railway during a top-speed test run last year. - China Daily/ANN

CHINA (China Daily/Asia News Network): China's high-speed railway network has led to a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, a recent study has shown.

Published in the journal Nature Climate Change last month, the study was carried out by researchers from Singapore, Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.

Limited time offer:
Just RM5 per month.

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month
RM5/month

Billed as RM5/month for the 1st 6 months then RM13.90 thereafters.

Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

China , train , greenhouse gas , environment

   

Next In Aseanplus News

Vietnamese casino employee in Cambodia found dead near canal; police launch massive investigations
Unearthing Luang Prabang’s mysteries: The Legend of the Lost Treasure
Brunei ranks 43rd in Heritage Foundation's world economic freedom index
Motor racing - World champion Verstappen 'on another planet' with victory in China
Green tourism corridor planned for Phnom Kulen National Park in Cambodia
Blinken to press China over its support for Russian defense base during visit; handling of Myanmar issues also to be highlighted
Brunei’s economy projected to grow by 2.4 per cent in 2024 and hit 3.1 in 2029, says IMF
Nature experts want more action as Laos faces uphill battle against wildlife hunting
Poverty in Sabah dropping thanks to govt’s commitment, says Liew
Chinese police complete repatriation of over 680 gambling, scam suspects from Cambodia

Others Also Read