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Well, the French TGV obviously doesn't emit any carbon dioxide to speak of, since it is effectively nuclear powered.  The numbers for the German ICE, which is powered mostly by burning dirty lignite, would be more interesting.  Unfortunately, I don't know them either.  (Going at full tilt, an ICE uses about 8MW electricity.  Of course, that doesn't tell you much, since they don't go at full power all the time.)
by ustenzel on Sat Jun 2nd, 2007 at 05:38:54 AM EST
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