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International Update Volume 50, Issue 7

U.K. COURT BLOCKS HEATHROW AIRPORT EXPANSION OVER CLIMATE IMPACTS

United Kingdom

On February 27, Britain’s Court of Appeal ruled against an $18 billion proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport, stating policymakers had failed to consider the U.K.’s climate change commitments under the 2015 Paris Agreement when designing the project (AP News, Reuters,