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Airport Expansion

(Original edit of article for Taxi magazine).
So the decision’s been taken and Heathrow is getting a third runway. Business experts say we need more capacity in order to compete with European hub airports. 866 more words

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Heathrow as cargo cult

A long time ago, in an article I can no longer find, the Irish writer Fintan O’Toole developed the idea of “cargo cults” as the objects of politics. 1,123 more words


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What The Third Heathrow Runway Says About Our Society

I didn’t plan to publish a post today, but then something happened that made me very angry – the UK government backed plans for a new runway at Heathrow airport.  485 more words


Airport expansion

The decision whether to opt for a new runway at Heathrow or Gatwick is the latest chapter in a 50-year saga – but how much have the delays cost the UK economy? 19 more words

#StayGrounded at Heathrow Airport

It’s back on the activism bike on the first day of October, for an action organised by Reclaim the Power called #StayGrounded.

The aim of the action day, part of a wider week of activities around the world, is to highlight the madness of airport expansion at a time when all the available, credible science is not just telling us, but yelling at us: stop extracting and burning fossil fuels! 1,678 more words

London And South East

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Finally: Groundbreaking held for T.F. Green runway extension

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — It’s been a long time coming.

After buying up and knocking down several homes, re-routing roads, relocating city sports fields and years and years of discussions, the Rhode Island Airport Corporation celebrated the start of the building of the extended runway at T.F. 407 more words


Taoyuan Aerotropolis case presented at East Asia Tribunal on Evictions

From 2nd – 4th July, about 100 people gathered in Taipei, Taiwan’s capital city, to participate in the East Asia Regional Tribunal on Evictions. Representatives from Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong and the Philippines attended and presentations about cases of forced displacement were made before a panel of five jurors.  755 more words