Open Skies?! We need closure on aviation growth to combat climate change

March 1, 2008 at 9:38 am | Posted in Aviation, Climate change, Contrails, Open Skies, Photography, Windsor, Windsor Great Park | Leave a comment

Diagonal contrail above Windsor Great Park 10 February 2008 (inverse)On the conflict between the much-heralded airline bonanza and the climate challenge—The Independent coverage on Saturday 1 March 2008 says it all:

Following yesterday’s list of new short-haul flights (groan):

Open Skies opens the skies up to more cheap climate-hostile flights.

This is why we need to draw a line in the sand,

Diagonal contrail above Windsor Great Park 15 February 2008 (inverse)

or even in the sky,

Diagonal contrail above Windsor Great Park 15 February 2008

to prevent Heathrow expansion.

 

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