Last edited 29 November 2010 at 12:00pm

Climate-wrecking plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport have been axed. In a huge victory in the fight for genuine action against catastrophic climate change, the coalition government has cancelled the project. Which means that Airplot, the piece of land slap bang in the middle of the proposed third runway site at Heathrow and collectively owned by tens of thousands of people from around the world, probably won't now be needed.

Campaign updates

UK aviation emissions must be below 2005 levels and we can't trade our way out of it

If we can't trade aviation emissions away, and there's no technology fix, will domestic flights have to face the chop? Big news on aviation emissions, as...
Posted by christian - 10 September, 2009 - 15:31

BAA rapped for 'misleading' third runway advert

For as long as it's been pushing for an expanded Heathrow, BAA has been making exaggerated claims about the environmental impacts of a third runway. Now they,...
Posted by jamie - 26 August, 2009 - 12:17 -

Video: The human cost of Heathrow expansion in words and pictures

A lovely short photo essay, examining life in Sipson, the village directly threatened by Heathrow's proposed third runway, and home to the...
Posted by christian - 17 August, 2009 - 14:13 -

High court judge to hear Heathrow case later this year

After this week's high speed rail blinder, there's more good news on the road towards halting airport expansion. In the lofty legal realms of the High Court,...
Posted by jamie - 7 August, 2009 - 12:12

Trains, not planes: high speed rail plan gives airport expansion what for

When the new Eurostar terminal opened at St Pancras in 2007, we gave it a big thumbs up In one fell swoop, a massive hole has been blown in the government'...
Posted by jamie - 5 August, 2009 - 15:16 -

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