NPR

Paris Mayor Plans To Eliminate All Non-Electric Cars By 2030

"We are seeing a revolution in terms of mobility and on the issue of climate," said the city's deputy mayor. "We can't wait."
Mayor Anne Hidalgo has called for an end to gas-powered vehicles in Paris by 2030, in favor of biking, transit, and electric cars. Here, cyclists and pedestrians on the Champs- ?lys?es during the city's "day without cars" on Oct. 1. / CHRISTOPHE SIMON / Getty Images

If the mayor of Paris holds sway, gas-powered cars will be gone from her city by 2030. Instead, citizens will get around via public transport, bicycles, and electric cars — and Paris will be on its way to carbon neutrality by 2050.

Mayor Anne Hidalgo's call on Thursday for an end to petrol-fueled cars the Summer Olympics.

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da NPR

NPR3 min lettiPolitics
Latinx Voters In Texas Set To Play Key Role In 2020 Election
The Latinx vote is still up for grabs by both parties in Texas. A new report from the University of Houston’s Center for Mexican American Studies shows the decisive role this voting bloc could play in the 2020 presidential election. Latinx — a gender
NPR4 min letti
Bill Bryson's Latest Is A Different Kind Of Journey — Into 'The Body'
Bryson is beloved for his travel writing, but in his new book he's undertaking an interior journey, looking at everything from medical oddities to the amazing way your body fights off most cancers.
NPR2 min lettiPolitics
Biden Takes On Trump With A Sweeping Ethics Plan, Amid Push Back Over Ukraine
Joe Biden is taking aim at President Trump over ethics, as the president continues attacks on the candidate and his son. Hunter Biden is now pledging to curtail his overseas business dealings.