29 May 2008
Campaign against Climate Change
DEMONSTRATE at HEATHROW
Saturday MAY 31st
Say NO to Heathrow’s 3rd Runway
Say NO to Runaway Airport Expansion
Say YES to saving millions from climate catastrophe
Join a Spring Carnival of Resistance to Airport Expansion
Find out about the Carnival/demo here : http://www.make-a-noise.org
Also more info here : http://www.campaigncc.org/heathrow.shtml
Organised by Campaign against Climate Change, HACAN, NOTRAG , the 2M group, Greenpeace and EnoughsEnough
Supported by: Airport Watch, Campaign for Better Transport, Friends of the Earth, People & Planet, Plane Stupid, Practical Action, Sustrans, Womens Environmental Network, World Development Movement, WWF and Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Lewisham, Merton. Richmond, South Bucks, Sutton and Wandsworth councils.
Assemble at Hatton Cross Underground Station (Picadilly Tube Line) at 12 noon.
Join a ‘Carnival March’ around the airport perimeter to Sipson – the village which would be wiped out
by a 3rd runway.
Help make a giant ‘NO’ and join the fun at the festival in Sipson village
On Monday 25th February there was an indoor Rally against Heathrow expansion in the Central Hall, Westminster, with around 3,000 attending (a second Hall had to be used). This was after many local meetings around West London up to a thousand strong. The movement against the Third Runway at Heathrow is gathering pace….and snowballing exponentially…..
This is not just about Heathrow, this is about drawing a line in the sand against big investment decisions that are locking us into a headlong plummet into climate catastrophe. The huge expansion in aviation, of which the Heathrow expansion is the flagship component, is totally incompatible with winning the battle against climate catastrophe, totally incompatible in fact, with the Government’s own Climate Bill.
This is a battle we need to win – and a battle we can win ! We want to see people coming from all over the country to join the tens of thousands who will be protesting in West London. We want a massive show of force to make sure we win our first big victory in the war to redirect Britain towards a low carbon future. Come and be part of it – join a Spring Carnival of Resistance to the Third Runway, Airport Expansion and the insanity of government decisions that would lock us into climate catastrophe.
We can stop the third runway ! We will stop the third runway !
Posted by Derek Wall at 6:45 pm