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 passengers given option to offset flight emissions

A new ‘Flight Footprint Calculator’ on the Heathrow website aims to allow passengers to easily calculate and offset the carbon footprint of their journey

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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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

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Heathrow Airport launches £30k challenge to make aviation greener

It aims to find ideas and solutions to address climate change at the airport and across the rest of the industry

Water way for Heathrow to go sustainable!

The airport has partnered with water retailer Affinity for Business for the supply of its clean and waste water services

UK climate advisers issue emissions warning over Heathrow expansion

They inform of the risks involved in light of the 2050 climate targets

Heathrow’s plastic cup pollution to make an early landing

It hopes to standardise and recycle 100% of its single-use coffee cups by the end of 2018

Energy sector travellers ‘dodge sustainable transport’

Business travellers in the energy industry are the least likely to take efficient forms of transport to the airport. That’s according to a new report from Heathrow Express, which suggests 94% of business travellers in the sector primarily use private cars or taxis to get to the airport. Only 28% say they ever use public […]

Heathrow offers £20k to help sustainability fly high

Heathrow Airport is offering a £20,000 prize for green, innovative ideas on how to make the aviation sector more sustainable. The competition aims to solve the range of environmental challenges faced by airports as the world gradually moves towards decarbonising energy systems and mitigating climate change. The winning business or organisation will take the money […]