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Tagged: / Posted: 1 February 2010

How could the chairman of the British Airports Authority possibly manage to get a national newspaper to provide him with a platform to promote the deeply self-serving idea that building a third runway at Heathrow Airport is a move which will assist the fight against global warming? A keen-eyed reader points out that the offending interview, which appeared in the Daily Telegraph, was 'sponsored' by the Carbon Trust, whose slogan is to help business profit from carbon reduction.


 The same applies to the same chairman of the BAA and the platform provided by the Telegraph for him to chirrup on about the virtues of the market - rather than of government - as a way of dealing with climate change. It's sponsored by the same source.




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Added: 13 November 2010


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