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Aviation

Planes are disrupting the tranquillity of the countryside. Planes are disrupting the tranquillity of the countryside. Photo: © iStock

The issues:

Aviation damages the countryside

Aviation growth is harming the environment

Already, air traffic causes over a tenth of the UK’s contribution to climate change. Planes are disrupting the tranquillity of the countryside and disturbing the lives of thousands. Airports are becoming magnets for big car parks and sprawling developments that eat into the surrounding countryside.

Update:

Flying into turbulence

Flying into turbulence

In this blog, Ralph Smyth explains why the Airports Commission's forthcoming report on the UK's long-term aviation capacity could short-change the countryside.

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