In light of the recent problems the world is having with climate change, it’s more important than ever to watch how one’s own actions make an impact. With minor changes, one can reduce one’s “footprint,” or the quantified amount of emissions that one personally expends. One relatively easy adjustment to make is to walk more than one drives. In Paris, plans are being made to convert a stretch of highway into a park. While this will do wonders for the environment, this worries many Parisians who find that this pedestrian area will be inconvenience their daily commutes. Others support this effort and will take advantage of the new space.
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