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23/3/2013
In the picturesque town of Lydd, the museum records the fate of two smugglers arrested at the turn of the 17th century. The men were locked in a room at a inn on the edge of Romney Marsh, a few miles from the English Channel, where they were ...   
13/9/2012
Britain is split down the middle on the question of Heathrow expansion – in a manner that reflects political splits in the coalition. That is the finding of new research prepared for this week's YouGov-Cambridge forum, at which the ...   
8/9/2012
An over-reliance on gas-fired power stations risks making it impossible for Britain to meet targets on cutting carbon emissions, the new head of the independent climate change watchdog has warned. The intervention by Lord Deben, who as ...   
24/3/2012
Radical options to increase airport capacity in the south-east – including developing RAF Northolt on the edge of London – are being urgently considered by the government amid growing fears that its decision to rule out a third runway at Heathrow ...   
17/5/2011
Not perfect, but the UK's model of legally binding emissions reductions targets is an example other countries should follow The United Kingdom, the first to enshrine reductions in climate change causing emissions into law, today ...   
12/5/2010
David Cameron and Nick Clegg today vowed to make the formation of a low-carbon economy one of the centrepieces of their coalition government, pledging to deliver a "full programme of measures" designed to deliver deep cuts in greenhouse gas ...   
12/5/2010
As the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats inched towards a coalition government over the past few days, much was made of the issues they differ on. But one of the key things they agree about is the urgent need to develop a low-carbon ...   
28/4/2010
CLIMATE CHANGE :: The only party to increase the target on cutting carbon emissions to 100 per cent by 2050, although 10 per cent will come from carbon offsets. :: Reduce carbon greenhouse gas emissions by more than 40 per cent ...   
20/4/2010
Calculations on the cost of building a third runway at Heathrow are outdated and do not make economic sense says a new report Expanding Heathrow airport will result in a loss to the economy of £5 billion and lock the UK into a high ...   
19/4/2010
With the Lib Dems and Conservatives both riding high in the polls and planning to block expansion plans at Heathrow airport as one of their first acts if elected to government, the chances of a third runway being built at the airport are receding ...   
19/4/2010
At six minutes past one last Monday afternoon, Linda McCutcheon answered her mobile phone in Sipson, Middlesex, and the environment, the forgotten issue of this election, suddenly became a live concern. She listened, scowled, and then pronounced: ...   
28/3/2010
CAMPAIGNERS will seek to block airport expansion across Britain following a High Court judgment which criticised the government's decision to build a third runway at Heathrow. Environmental groups linked to Stansted, Bristol, Birmingham, ...   
27/3/2010
Climate change activists opposed to air travel are travelling to a conference in South America...by plane. Campaigners from Climate Camp -- who helped blockade Heathrow at the height of the summer holidays in 2007 -- face claims of ...   
26/3/2010
The government's plans for a third runway at Heathrow were dealt a blow today after a high court judge agreed with campaigners that climate change threats had not been taken seriously enough. In a complex judgment, Lord Justice Carnwath ...   
26/3/2010
Britain's High Court has thrown into doubt the government's plans to expand London's Heathrow airport with a third runway, ordering it Friday to take into account the latest data on climate change. The long-awaited court ruling means ...   
26/3/2010
Objectors claimed the Government's policy over the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport was "in tatters" today after a High Court judge ruled that plans for a third runway must be reconsidered. A coalition of local councils, green ...   
23/2/2010
The legal challenge to the government's plans for a third runway at Heathrow has got underway today at the High Court in London in what could prove an important test case for all future carbon intensive infrastructure projects. A ...   
8/12/2009
The British Airways chief executive, Willie Walsh, has rounded on the Conservative party in the wake of the Committee on Climate Change report into aviation and warned that it will make the "biggest mistake ever" if it blocks a third runway at ...   
8/12/2009
Heavy taxes on passengers and a ban on expansion at regional airports will be needed to curb Britain's insatiable appetite for air travel, a climate change report will say today . But it will still be possible to build a third runway at ...   
8/12/2009
Even with improvements in fuel efficiency and the emergence of biofuels, demand for air travel will have to fall over the coming decades if the UK is to meet its target of ensuring emissions in 2050 do not exceed 2005 levels. That is the ...   
8/12/2009
A government-commissioned report has suggested that expansion of London's overcrowded Heathrow Airport won't break Britain's commitment to cut carbon emissions -- despite warning that an unchecked flying boom fueled by budget airlines would break ...   
6/12/2009
The government's approval of a third runway at Heathrow has been endorsed by MPs, ahead of the publication tomorrow of an independent report on aviation's contribution to climate change. The House of Commons transport committee backs the ...   
4/12/2009
BAA is pushing ahead with a planning application for a third runway at Heathrow despite a warning from the government-backed Carbon Trust that airport expansion might have to be curbed to meet emission reduction targets. Britain's ...   
12/10/2009
The environmental activists hope to greet politicians as they arrive for the start of Parliament on Monday morning with a 12-point manifesto calling for zero carbon emissions by 2030, a stop to airport expansion, more wind power and new pollution ...   
12/10/2009
Link to this video Thirty-one Greenpeace activists remained on the roof of the Palace of Westminster this morning protesting about climate change, the environmental group said. Another 23 protesters have been arrested, three of ...   

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