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Activists threaten to close Heathrow

Activists behind an annual climate change camp today threatened to close down Heathrow in an early sign of direct action aimed at stopping a controversial third runway being built. Leaders of the annual event will meet later this month to ...

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Police charge 49 after Stansted protest

Nearly 50 people have been charged following yesterday’s climate change protests at Stansted airport. Essex police said in a brief statement that 49 people had been charged with aggravated trespass. They, along with several others, have been bailed. It follows ...

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‘Historic’ UK climate laws ushered in

Three laws aimed at fighting climate change come into force in Britain today. by JOEL TAYLOR The legislation provides the world’s first legally binding targets for a country to reduce carbon emissions. Its aim is to cut 1990 greenhouse gas ...

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Climate change demo cost police £6m

The estimated cost of policing a week-long protest against climate change stands at just under £6 million, it has been disclosed. Around £5.9 million has been spent policing the Camp for Climate Action event which was held last month close ...

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