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Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
Climate change, we continue to be told, is a grave threat to the planet. Politicians of all ‘colours’ tell us this. Environmental groups... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 8 March environmental activist Joss Garman used a column in The Observer to urge younger members of the Cabinet to do more to prevent climate... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Fewer people thought climate change was one of the three most important issues facing Britain in 2008 than in 2007, according to surveys by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Greg Marsden, Senior lecturer in transport policy and strategy Institute for Transport Studies University of Leeds, Leeds
In the current gloomy economic climate one of the responses of governments across the globe has been to promote substantial short-term fiscal... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
By Rik Thomas
The announcement that the Government was to give the go-ahead for a third runway at Heathrow Airport produced a predictable glut of editorials and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Some people are prepared to make changes to their travel habits because of concern that man-made carbon dioxide emissions are influencing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Policy-makers outside the transport sector need to show greater appreciation for the transport implications of their decisions if transport’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon this week confirmed the Government would support a third runway at Heathrow Airport as part of a wider long-term... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
As a former chairman of the British Tourist Authority, Colin Buchanan director David Quarmby has a unique perspective on the effect that tourism... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Benny Peiser Editor, CCNet Liverpool
Recent developments in the UK and abroad have reinforced my view that most governments in Europe have begun to cool-off on costly climate policies... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer Dereham Norfolk
So the Committee on Climate Change thinks that lower speed limits and greater enforcement of them should be considered as ways of reducing CO2... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Glenn Lyons, University of West of England
The lead up to the fest ive season marked another ‘documentary’ landmark in transport: the publication of the first report on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
There was a heated debate about the future of mobility in a world hit by recession and fear of climate change during the Transport Planning... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Climate change will be the theme of this year’s European Mobility Week to be held from 16-22 September. The DfT says, however, that the slogan... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Readers perusing this, the last issue of LTT in 2008, may be experiencing a sense of déjà vu, as many of the subjects being covered as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Fifty protesters from the anti-aviation group Plane Stupid launched a surprise blockade at Stansted airport, intended to ‘prevent the release... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon has announced that no decision on whether to build a third runway at Heathrow airport will be made until January 2009.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Harry George, London
LTT’s heroically daft quest to find a credible climate change denier has emphatically not succeeded with the unearthing of Dr Benny Peiser of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Paul Biggs, Environment spokesman, Association of British Drivers, Tamworth
Mayer Hillman and Robert Davis are still labouring to justify their anti-car, anti-driver beliefs (Letters LTT 13 Nov). The vast majority of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Simon Helyar, Nottingham
Benny Peiser (ibid) suggests that some policy-makers are playing down concerns about climate change because “no one told us that warming could... continue
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