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When a progressive political alliance took power over Oslo’s city council in October 2015, they had made one of their first priorities a greener environment. 39% of the city’s CO2 emissions comes from private cars, so the council decided to ban cars from the city centre (despite having a large amount of electric cars). Businesses weren’t happy though, and the council pulled back, but now the plan is to ban parking, thus reducing cars that way (not sure how this would go down in the UK where drivers seem to park where they like, I’ve even seen it on cycle lanes!)...

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