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Regular news: Issue 582 21 Oct 2011

Cars outperform buses in emissions rankings


Employers seeking to cut their carbon dioxide emissions could be better off encouraging staff to drive rather than take the bus, according to Government emissions data.

Buses outside London emit 221g of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per passenger kilometre – more than a small petrol car (201g) and a small (172g) or medium (215g) diesel car. The car figures are per vehicle mile, so the per passenger mile figure would be lower if more than one person was in the car.

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