airport expansion

Bristol and the Climate Crisis

West of England leaders vote to oppose Bristol Airport expansion, but Bristol abstains

Standing in for Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees was his deputy Craig Cheney, who did not contribute to the discussion and abstained from the vote.

'Airport expansion in an age of climate crisis is a moral decision. Anything else is greenwashing'

The council are now opposed to Bristol Airport expansion despite previous support. But what does that mean for the plans?

Reports

Councillors throw out airport expansion plans, but is this the end of the road?

North Somerset joins the ranks of Southampton and Stansted, whose local councillors also voted to reject airport expansion plans.

Ideas and Action

Defiant, weary, resigned - meet the locals living under the flight path

Opinion

'From climate to jobs, there is no justification for Bristol airport expansion'

George Monbiot: ‘Bristol airport expansion is like a gun pointing at the heart of the planet’

Bristol is not doing enough after declaring climate emergency, says environmental journalist.