Committee on Climate Change raises 'concerns' over Heathrow expansion's carbon impact

James Murray
clock
Committee on Climate Change raises 'concerns' over Heathrow expansion's carbon impact

Lord Deben writes to Business Secretary Greg Clark to voice fears that government's current business case for Heathrow expansion assumes an increase in emissions

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has written to the government warning its plans to expand Heathrow airport could result in a breach of the UK's legally-binding carbon targets. In a potentially...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Aviation

Global Briefing: China suspends climate talks with US over Taiwan stand-off

Global Briefing: China suspends climate talks with US over Taiwan stand-off

Fall out from Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei hits international climate talks, Australia's climate bill advances, and all the biggest green business stories from around the world

BusinessGreen staff
clock 05 August 2022 • 8 min read
How business can help win an historic climate victory

How business can help win an historic climate victory

Bill Weihl argues US corporates have a huge opportunity to help deliver genuinely ambitious climate-focused legislation

Bill Weihl, GreenBiz.com
clock 05 August 2022 • 4 min read
Could a wind power 'bonus' help curb bills this winter?

Could a wind power 'bonus' help curb bills this winter?

Decision by Ofgem to amend Contracts for Difference cap allowance has paved the way for wind farms to help trim £25 off energy bills from this October

clock 05 August 2022 • 4 min read