A study undertaken for the mid west regional rail

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Unformatted text preview: fore during past greenhouse episodes in the geologic past), sea level would rise by 65 m (215 feet)! The entire Mississippi Valley would flood, so you could dock an ocean liner in Cairo, Illinois. Such a sea level rise would drown nearly every coastal region under hundreds of feet of water, and inundate New York City, London and Paris. All that would remain would be the tall landmarks such as the Empire State Building, Big Ben, and the Eiffel Tower. You could tie your boats to these pinnacles, but the rest of these drowned cities would lie deep underwater.>> High Speed Rail creates massive net reductions in Co2 emissions, offsets emissions from oil based planes and cars Ridlington & Kerth et al, policy analysts w/ the Frontier Group, environmental think tank in affiliation with the Public Interest Network, Fall 2010 [Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group – Elizabeth & Rob, Brian Imus & Bruce Speight, WISPIRG Foundation “Connecting the Midwest, - How a Faster Passenger Rail Network Could Speed Travel and Boost the Economy,” Accessed 6/1/12] SM Passenger rail is a cl...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2013 for the course PHILOSOPHY 303m taught by Professor Tye during the Fall '12 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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