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Following the Government's commitment to reviewing its climate targets the courts have refused us a full hearing on this case. There will be a full trial of Heathrow expansion, starting 11 March 2019, also involving the London Mayor, Friends of the Earth and others.

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People all over the world are now heading to court to hold governments and corporates to account for Climate Change. As part of this global movement Plan B is challenging the UK Government's plans to increase aviation, the most polluting form of transport.

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Plan B is supporting the emergence of a networked, international movement of legal action to prevent catastrophic climate change. ​If you would like to work in co-operation with Plan B or to volunteer your skills or time in some other way please get in touch.

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Plan B in the news

Court of Appeal hearing: 17 October

Tomorrow, 17 October (“World Poverty Day”), the Court of Appeal will begin hearing the legal challenges to Heathrow expansion. Plan B’s and Friends of the Earth’s claims, focussed on...

Plan B highlights human rights violations in policing of XR

Today, 11 October, Plan B has written to the Metropolitan Police to highlight numerous reports of abuses, including the use of armed police to stop peaceful activists. Tim Crosland,...

Plan B files skeleton argument for Court of Appeal

Today Plan B filed a further skeleton argument in response to the Government ahead of the Court of Appeal hearing on 17th and 18th October: Reply skeleton argument “More...