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#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


One world, one struggle

Until recently I had known very little about la ZAD, aside from the fact that it is an occupied area of land in Brittany where a new airport is proposed at Notre Dames des Landes. 1,331 more words


Direct international flights among potential changes coming to YLW

KELOWNA- Talk of expansion took centre stage at Kelowna International Airport (YLW) Saturday as people flocked to let YLW know their ideas for travel improvement. 269 more words


How Llanfair Caereinion could benefit from abandoning third runway at Heathrow

Forget regional ‘powerhouses’. If the government is genuinely keen to spread wealth it would abandon expansion of either Heathrow or Gatwick airports in favour of bolstering one away from the south east.  304 more words

Airport expansion decision 'delayed' until next summer

After yesterday’s meeting between the Prime Minister and six other Cabinet ministers, a decision on whether to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport has been delayed until at least next summer, the government has confirmed. 410 more words