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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

  D AILY INNOVATION BRIEF                                                                                                          By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane FRANCE BANS SHORT FLIGHTS TO CURB CC                                             Source:  Orly Airport & Stock France just signed a controversial and aggressive Climate Change remediation law that bans short-haul regional flights that can be completed in 2&1/2 hours on a train So far 3 routes have been discontinued:  Paris/Orly Airport to Bordeaux, Lyons & Nates The European Union is part of the lower emissions move & they required that rail service to the destination in 2&1/2 hours is available to substitute for the flight & that there are enough early & late running train runs to allow the passengers to stay at their destination for 8 hours & get back The 3 air  routes affected so far represent 3% of France's airplane emissions This bold move by France is a first step and h