Airport expansion doesn’t make climate sense. Air travel is the fastest growing cause of climate change, it is the responsibility of all citizens to draw attention to the alternatives.
Expanding airports is incompatible with meeting our climate targets. It is time our government accepted that, and looked instead at how we can reduce our reliance on air travel.
The Department for Transport's own figures admit that 45% of flights within Europe are less than 500km. These journeys could quite easily be made by other means of transport like bus, ferry and train, all of which are over ten times less polluting.
Bradford Green Party are opposed to the dangerous expansion at Leeds Bradford Airport.
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