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MPs’ damning review of proposals to mitigate Heathrow environmental impacts

Image Credit: Jamie Street Photography via Unsplash The Government has so far failed to prove that Heathrow expansion can be delivered within environmental limits, a committee of MPs has concluded. In a highly critical report, the Environmental Audit Committee said …

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​Heathrow air pollution research challenged by Aviation Environment Federation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6th October 2016 Contact: James Lees 020 3102 1509 / james@aef.org.uk The Aviation Environment Federation [1] has challenged the conclusion of research which looked into whether Heathrow expansion would be compatible with the legal air quality limits. …

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Cost of flying to increase with a new runway while ICAO calls for major biofuel investment

Big increases in ticket prices would be the only way to reconcile a new runway with climate laws, new analysis shows. Up to £43 would need to be added to a return flight from Manchester to Amsterdam, £162 for a …

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Report: The Great British Runway Myth…why there is no need for a new runway

Our new report, The Great British Runway Myth, explores and rebuts some of the economic claims made about airport expansion and provides further evidence on why we do not believe a new runway is necessary at Heathrow, Gatwick or anywhere else in …

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​Government sidesteps difficult aviation CO2 emissions question in response to Committee on Climate Change

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ​Government sidesteps difficult aviation CO2 emissions question in response to Committee on Climate Change Aviation Environment Federation (AEF)[1] is very concerned that the Government made no commitment in today’s (15th Oct) response [2] to the Committee …

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