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Letters to the editor
Reg Harman
I was appalled by Mike Slinn's letter in the last issue. It displays a combination of narrow-minded ignorance and cheap sarcasm that might be at home... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mike Slinn
At first glance the ten-point 'action briefing' for the recent transport and climate change debate that took place in the British Museum reads as a... continue
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Regular news
The Government has rejected calls to set a transport-specific carbon dioxide reduction target within the Climate Change Bill and has insisted that... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A rift within the transport planning profession was exposed this week over how to respond to concerns about man-made climate change. In a letter to... continue
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Regular news
Local authorities should become the leaders of the Government's efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new report published by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has published a new monetary value of man-made carbon dioxide emissions for use in transport project appraisal that is significantly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The movie that has played a huge role in raising public awareness and concern about man-made climate change theory is alarmist and exaggerates the... continue
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Media monitor
Do you dream about a low-carbon transport system? Then dream on. At least, that was the message underlying a story by The Times' business columnist... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin is professor of transport policy at the Centre for Transport and Society, University of West of England, Bristol (Phil.Goodwin@uwe.ac.uk), and emeritus professor at University College London
Transport policy has increasingly acknowledged the benefits of reducing car dependence for reasons of congestion, economic efficiency and quality of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs
The three-page interview with the Campaign for Better Transport's Stephen Joseph and Jason Torrance (LTT 11 Oct) was aptly entitled 'Campaigning for... continue
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Garrett Emmerson
Garrett Emmerson is a director of consultant Steer Davies Gleave, chair of the Local Transport Planning Network and a member of the Commission for Integrated Transport. The views expressed in this column are those of the author alone.
As the phoney election warms up through the conference season, the main political parties are increasingly focusing on climate change as a key... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Bernard Abrams
With several correspondents attacking aviation (Letters LTT 27 Sep), once again we see atmospheric science failing to co-operate with politicised... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Laurie Price is aviation strategy director for consultant Mott MacDonald.
I'd like to thank all the LTT readers who took time out to respond to the Viewpoint piece I submitted on aviation. I hoped to spark some debate and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A hushed silence fell across the auditorium at last week's transport and climate change conference in the British Museum as one delegate broke the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Alison Dunatov
From the time climate change moved from the realm of the scientists into our wider consciousness, a solution has been sought in technology. This is... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Stewart
Laurie Price, in discussing emissions from aviation, only deals with one of the several problems caused by the aviation industry (ibid). Even if... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard George
Laurie Price is right to call for a "sensible dialogue, based on the facts" (ibid) but his argument falls into a pattern that has become... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Media coverage of transport/environment issues was dominated by the latest Conservative proposals, with the Government's current thinking, as well as... continue
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Media monitor
Richard Littlejohn
The publication of the Conservative Quality of Life group's report generated a large number of editorial comments and columnist pieces in the media.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A federal judge in the United States has thrown out a lawsuit brought by the California State seeking damages against six auto manufacturers for... continue
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