….can change the world, said someone vaguely famous. Or start to change it.
Do we really need airport expansion? For the sake of the planet – no!
This group of activists have highlighted the complete contradiction in our aims as a society to limit our emissions from fossil fuels – thus limiting climate change – and our actions and policies in continuing to press for expansion of the highly-polluting, subsidised aviation industry. It’s not a case of denying pleasure – 70% of UK flights are taken by just 15% of the flying public.
One thought on “Never doubt that a group of committed people ….”
“Soon there will be a reckoning…” – well, the reckoning is starting: oil giant Exxon Mobil is being investigated by the Attorney’s General of New York and California with a view to criminal charges for securities fraud and racketeering over their stance on climate change (see http://www.jeremyleggett.net/2016/03/big-oil-faces-courtroom-showdown/).