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A Lottery to Save the Earth

Imagine if all these people were in buses or on bikes… (Photo Courtesy of Karthik Sudhir via Flickr)

I’ve never bought a lottery ticket, but I might now. But here’s a lottery that could help us save the planet: Read Helene Gallis’ piece for Worldwatch about a successful Bangalore, India, project where each kilometer passengers travel on the city bus ups their chances of winning a prize.

It’s a great incentive for decreasing traffic congestion, energy use and emissions.

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