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Study shows: if we all biked like the Dutch, global emissions would drop dramatically

A new study from researchers at the University of Denmark has determined what we already knew— cycling is much better for the environment than driving conventional internal combustion vehicles.

The study took a look at the bike-loving Dutch, and quantified just how much global carbon emissions would drop if everyone hopped on their bike as much as they do in the Netherlands to get from point A to point B. 

Dutch people cycle an average of 1.6 miles (2.6 kilometers) per day. If this was practiced worldwide, the study suggests that annual global carbon emissions would …

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