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Heathrow aims to make third runway carbon neutral

heathrow’s new plan sets out short-term targets
Heathrow’s new plan sets out short-term targets, including removing the last 5% of flights made by the most polluting aircraft by 2020. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Plan also targets local air and noise pollution but critics say long-term solutions to environmental challenges are no closer to reality

February 28, 2017 — The huge growth in flights from Heathrow’s planned new runway could be carbon neutral, according to an ambition revealed by the airport. Continue reading Heathrow aims to make third runway carbon neutral

Canadian army investigate mysterious ‘pinging’ sound coming from sea floor

sea ice in the northwest passage near nunavut in the canadian arctic
Sea ice in the Northwest Passage near Nunavut in the Canadian Arctic. Photograph: Alamy

Hunters in a remote community in the Canadian Arctic are concerned about a beeping sound that’s scaring animals away from a popular hunting area

November 4, 2016 — The Canadian armed forces have sent a crew to investigate reports of a mysterious “pinging” sound that seemed to be coming from the sea floor.  Continue reading Canadian army investigate mysterious ‘pinging’ sound coming from sea floor