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Letters to the editor
Bernard Abrams
If only the Association of British Drivers and similar groups had the influence that Robert Davis (Letters LTT 20 Dec) implies. During recent years,... continue
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Letters to the editor
Mayer Hillman
The recently published plans to expand Heathrow Airport raise three questions to which the Government and BAA should be asked to respond ('Battle... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Bayliss
Phil Goodwin ('Time to tackle the paradoxes within NATA' LTT?20 Dec) points to the possible inconsistencies between carbon reduction targets and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Michael Martin-Smith
Climate change brings hidden dangers. In your 6 Dec issue, longtime green campaigner Mayer Hillman declared that freedom and democracy might need to... continue
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Media monitor
The holiday period featured several newspaper articles from columnists either pledging to cut back on the amount of flying they undertook of boasting... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs
Mayer Hillman ("A plan to 'save the planet' but is anyone willing to pay the price?" LTT 6 Dec) makes Al Gore look like a climate sceptic.... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chris Wood
Nigel Humphries' somewhat confused letter (LTT 6 Dec) misses many points but one basic fact in particular. Stated simply, if you propel a tonne of... continue
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Regular news
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair has defended his force's use of domestic flights, saying that taking the train to meetings would... continue
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Interview
Andrew Forster
Mayer Hillman is good at ruffling the feathers of the transport world. As anyone who's heard him speak at a conference or lecture evening will know,... continue
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News extra
To accompany the consultation on expanding Heathrow published last week (see pages 6-7), the DfT released revised UK air passenger and carbon dioxide... continue
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Regular news
Most people aren't prepared to reduce their car use in the name of climate change, a new study for the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural... continue
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Viewpoint
By Robin Hickman and David Banister
Finding a pathway towards carbon efficient transport is the strategic issue facing transport planners, yet we appear to be a long way from meeting... continue
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Regular news
The costs of reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 60% by 2050 could outweigh the benefits of reduced climate change damage according to the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chris Ferrary
It was good to see Mike Slinn's letter on climate change and transport in the last issue. In arranging the reported conference on 2 October, the... continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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