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Heathrow's Third Runway gets go-ahead

New runway at Heathrow will create climate chaos, but that's if it's ever built.

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'Green Heathrow' – a global embarrassment for the UK

'Green Heathrow' – a global embarrassment for the UK
15 January 2009

The government has employed the most dangerous greenwash of our times today by dubbing the announcement of the third runway, 'green Heathrow'.

Benedict Southworth, director of the World Development Movement said:

"We’re incredibly angry about this disastrous decision. I'm in my 40s but I'll probably be dead by the time the aviation industry has to take responsibility for its carbon emissions.

Flights from Heathrow's third runway will emit same greenhouse gas emissions as Kenya

Heathrow decision: 'Government is all mouth and no trousers on climate change' say World Development Movement.

Flights from the new third runway at Heathrow will produce the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions as Kenya every year according to figures from the World Development Movement.

Benedict Southworth, director of the World Development Movement said:

Heathrow: expansion will seriously threaten the UK's ability to tackle climate change

Ahead of tomorrow's decision on expanding Heathrow airport, Friends of the Earth warns that increasing flight capacity would seriously threaten the UK's ability to meet its targets for cutting emissions.

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