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Cycling has a massively important role to play in creating net-zero cities, Oxford study says

Active travel can contribute to tackling the climate emergency. Image: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/Files

Christian Brand

Associate Professor, Transport, Energy & Environment, Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford

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Exposure variables are: transport mode usage in panel (a), main mode of travel (by distance) in panel (b), cycling frequency in panel (c), and cycling (no/yes) in panel (d). The dots are the beta coefficients and indicate differences in log-transformed CO2 emissions (error bars are 95% CIs).
Cycling can have a huge effect on the collective carbon emissions within a city. Image: University of Oxford
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