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British court rules Heathrow third runway illegal on environmental grounds

British court rules Heathrow third runway illegal on environmental grounds


a British Court has ruled that an
expansion at Europe’s busiest airport is unlawful because it fails to meet
commitments to tackle the climate crisis for more on this and other news from
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so Toman tell us about the ruling sure some in London’s Court of Appeal has
ruled a Heathrow Airport expansion illegal on environmental grounds the
course that the plans for a third runway had not taken account of the
government’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement the UK government has
set a target of net zero emissions by 2050 following Thursday’s ruling Prime
Minister Boris Johnson could abandon the project or the government could draw up
a new policy to approve the plan the government does not plan to appeal
saying the expansion project must meet strict criteria on air quality noise
climate change and more the course ruling is the first major ruling in the
world to show the Paris agreement has a binding effect Greenpeace and other
climate activists hailed the ruling while the British Chambers of Commerce
said business communities across the UK will be disappointed Heathrow is one of
the busiest airports in the world catering to some 80 million passengers a
year

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  1. What a load of BS some of the nut must have move from CA to England

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