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Richard Hakluyt

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Re: Everything's fine/fucked? - Climate Change Megathread
« Reply #1245 on: Today at 01:09:35 am »
I've heard that the forest where Tesla hopes to build their factory is a pine monoculture; there are quite a lot of these in Germany. That being so an obvious compromise would be for Tesla to build their factory there and to commit to funding 70 hectares of mixed woodland somewhere else.

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Re: Everything's fine/fucked? - Climate Change Megathread
« Reply #1246 on: Today at 05:20:51 am »
Plans for the third Heathrow runway have been just ruled illegal because they don't take the Paris Accord commitments into account.

It is good the judge could foresee that everyone who would have landed at Heathrow due to the extended capacity will instead just not travel at all. Because if they do end up traveling regardless, their argument is BS.

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Re: Everything's fine/fucked? - Climate Change Megathread
« Reply #1247 on: Today at 05:47:23 am »
Plans for the third Heathrow runway have been just ruled illegal because they don't take the Paris Accord commitments into account.

It is good the judge could foresee that everyone who would have landed at Heathrow due to the extended capacity will instead just not travel at all. Because if they do end up traveling regardless, their argument is BS.

Quite sad it takes a court ruling to remind the government of their commitment to the Paris Accord.

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Re: Everything's fine/fucked? - Climate Change Megathread
« Reply #1248 on: Today at 06:04:58 am »
Extending Heathrow is a silly idea anyway.
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Re: Everything's fine/fucked? - Climate Change Megathread
« Reply #1249 on: Today at 07:59:19 am »
Plans for the third Heathrow runway have been just ruled illegal because they don't take the Paris Accord commitments into account.

It is good the judge could foresee that everyone who would have landed at Heathrow due to the extended capacity will instead just not travel at all. Because if they do end up traveling regardless, their argument is BS.

Not really.  The UK has a law that requires the impact of a development on carbon emissions to be considered.  The evidence before the court is that was not done.  While the law was passed in response to the Paris Accord, it is the failure to comply with UK law that was the problem.  A pretty straight forward finding on a judicial review.  Also easily fixed.