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How the Government Misled Parliament over Heathrow

Can an additional runway work? In its National Policy Statement (NPS) presented to Parliament in June 2018, the government said it: “.. concludes both that expansion via a Northwest Runway at Heathrow Airport (as its preferred scheme) can be delivered within the UK’s carbon obligations ..” Unfortunately, there is no evidence to support that assertion. …

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Climate Tsunami – What Earth Tells Us About Climate Change

Ealing Friends of the Earth member Denis Postle, veteran documentary film director, therapist, writer and musician.­ has produced a new video in his series of films about the climate emergency. The Climate Tsunami shows the Earth telling us where we are with climate heating and where it might be taking us. A special screening took …

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A firefighter runs while trying to save a home as a wildfire tears through Lakeport, Calif., Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)

Heatwaves Around the World – is Climate Change the Real Arsonist?

The authorities in Britain and elsewhere are keen to talk about the role of arsonists in these fires. But the fact of the matter is that fires would not have spread unless the forests were tinder dry. And tinder dry forest is exactly what we expect with climate change. Perhaps they should talk about climate …

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Heatwaves in the UK a Matter of Life and Death

Climate change now a matter of life and death MPs on Parliament’s Environment Audit (EAC) have warned “higher temperatures which caused 2,000+ deaths in 2003 will be summer norm by the 2040s, making adaptation to heatwaves a matter of life and death.” The Met Office has projected that UK summer temperatures could regularly reach 38.5°C …

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EFoE as Cows

The Cows came to say they want Planet Friendly Farming

Ealing Friends of the Earth dressed as Cows Ealing Friends of the Earth visited the Farmers’ Market at West Ealing on Saturday 9th October 2010 to ask the public to support ‘planet friendly farming’. Virginia Fassnidge, food campaigner for Ealing Friends of the Earth, said: “The way we produce food has a huge impact on …

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