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Unformatted text preview: ity of electric trains was greatly extended.Since the 1980s, countries across Asia and Europe have been building new high-speed rail infrastructure to deploy electric mobility between major cities up to 1,000 kilometers apart. For intercity trips between 200 and 1,000 kilometers, high-speed trains have proven their success in drawing passengers out of both cars and planes, as well as meeting new travel demand with a much lower carbon footprint than driving or flying could have done.If we are serious about reducing oil's considerable risks to global prosperity and sustainability, we will not miss the opportunity offered by high-speed rail to decrease transportation's oil consumption sooner, rather than later. US oil dependence directly contributes to the current energy driven crisis with Iran, makes conflict inevitable Klare, professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College, May 10, 2012 [Michael, “Tomgram: Michael Klare, Oil Wars on the Horizon,” http://www.tomdis...
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