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Rail Series: Spain and France Compete for Europe’s High-Speed Rail Leadership

Rail Series: Spain and France Compete for Europe’s High-Speed Rail Leadership

Spain now has the longest high-speed rail network in Europe, surpassing France. Yet France still has a huge lead in terms of passenger travel. European countries remain among the world’s passenger rail leaders. But relative to population, Japan is the overall champion.

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Rail Series: Global Expansion

Here is another installment in our series of blog posts on rail developments.  Like the earlier posts in the series, this is drawn from our [Read More...]

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Rail and Transit Manufacturing: Two New Reports

Rail and Transit Manufacturing: Two New Reports

This blog post was co-authored by Michael Renner and Gary Gardner The Worldwatch Institute has produced two companion reports that assess the state of rail [Read More...]

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It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane … it’s a High-Speed Train!

It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane … it’s a High-Speed Train!

High-tech equipment, precision instruments, and miles of electrical wiring at the Siemens production facility in Krefeld, Germany, might fool you into thinking that what’s being [Read More...]

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Taking the Measure of a Society

Taking the Measure of a Society

We tend to measure what’s important to us, so it’s encouraging to see the growing interest in metrics for building sustainable economies. Last week, a [Read More...]

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Make Levees Not War: Shifting Resources from the Military to Climate Protection

Make Levees Not War: Shifting Resources from the Military to Climate Protection

Many governments lavish money on their armed forces and weapons manufacturers, but are tight-fisted when it comes to financing climate protection programs. Sealing the climate deal in Copenhagen in December will require adequate financing. World military expenditures are higher now than at any time since World War II. It is time to re-order budget priorities.

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