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Norwegian capital Oslo with ‘climate budget’ to choke off emissions

Thursday, 17 November 2016

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The capital of Norway, Oslo, raise tolls for cars to enter the city, cut parking spaces, phase out fossil-fuel heating in homes and offices by 2020, shift the bus fleet to renewable energy and build ever more bicycle lanes.

The climate budget, setting out annual goals to choke off emissions from cars, homes and businesses in Oslo, adds to a scheme announced last year to ban private cars from the city center. The Oslo council plans to halve the greenhouse ...

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