London Mayor Sadiq Khan recommits to ULEZ expansion to reduce toxic air pollution

The expanded ULEZ will cover an area 18 times larger than the central London ULEZ and will affect older, more polluting vehicles that don’t comply with strict emission standards

Supreme Court overturns ban on Heathrow’s third runway

The controversial project was previously blocked by the Court of Appeal, who concluded it conflicted with climate goals

Heathrow runway expansion ruled ‘unlawful’ as it ignored Paris Agreement pledge

The ruling states the government, which has also recently set a target to reach net zero emissions by 2050, cannot ignore its own policy commitment to limiting global warming to 1.5˚C when planning major infrastructure projects

Heathrow Airport unveils details of ‘expansion masterplan’

The new information has been released as part of a 12-week consultation to gather input regarding the construction of the controversial third runway

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Extinction Rebellion plans shutdown of Heathrow Airport

The controversial group of climate activists aims to force the government into cancelling the expansion of runways at the airport

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Heathrow campaigners lose High Court battle to block third runway

Judges have ruled the £14 billion plan is lawful, meaning the new runway could start to be built in 2021 and become operational by 2026

Climate campaigners launch legal action against Heathrow expansion

MPs voted in favour of a third runway earlier this year

Sadiq Khan to join London councils’ legal action against Heathrow expansion

He says the proposed plans for a third runway will have “significant environmental and noise impacts”

Labour to give MPs free rein on Heathrow expansion vote

Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald MP, however, said the project fails to meet the party’s four environmental and economic tests

UK Government greenlights third runway plans at Heathrow Airport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the project will only proceed if air quality obligations are met