Environmentalists sue to block Heathrow Airport's third runway

Business Aug 8, 2018

Environmentalists sue to block Heathrow Airport's third runway

Environmental groups have filed lawsuits seeking to thwart expansion at Heathrow airport, with two complaints challenging the U.K. government over its approval of a third runway at the London hub. Lawyers for Friends of the Earth said Tuesday that they filed a request for a ...

Negotiators hope to breathe life into Paris accord

World / Science & Health Apr 30, 2018

Negotiators hope to breathe life into Paris accord

Front-line negotiators from more than 190 nations who are gathering this week for climate talks in Bonn face a daunting task: bringing the 2015 Paris Agreement to life. The world's only climate treaty pledges to cap global warming at "well under" 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 ...