The International Energy Agency and the International Union of Railways issued a joint report July 26 concluding that governments should increase the role of railways in their transportation strategies to take advantage of low trains emissions. The report, Railway Handbook 2012 Energy Consumption and CO2 Emissions, combines data on fuel combustion CO2 from some of the 28 member countries of the International Energy Agency with some of the International Union of Railways’ 200 companies and associations.