TITLE

Will the Plane or the train save the planet?

AUTHOR(S)
Morgan, Maureen
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Fairfield County Business Journal;10/1/2007, Vol. 46 Issue 40, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the right choice of travel mode for businesses in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It is noted that the soaring air travel is the fastest-growing contributor to global warming. Studies reveal that plane travel per passenger is between seven and eight times more polluting than train travel per passenger. It was found out that the difference between the stress levels of plane and train travel can be more pronounced.
ACCESSION #
26921871

 

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