Saturday, 11 May 2019

Fly By Nights?

I suppose that it is modestly encouraging that the government might review plans for a 3rd Heathrow runway in the light of the sudden prominence of climate change issues and the need to reduce the UK's greenhouse gas emissions (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/11/climate-emergency-edict-in-uk-to-shape-decision-on-heathrow-expansion-review), but the issue appears to be a 'no-brainer'. Whether, of course, this airport expansion would actually be cancelled when it was initially touted as evidence that 'global Britain is open for business' is a moot point.

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