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Climate Ruling Derails Plan For 3rd Runway At London's Heathrow Airport05:34
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Environmental campaigners protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice ahead of the announcement of the ruling on the controversial third runway for Heathrow airport. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)
Environmental campaigners protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice ahead of the announcement of the ruling on the controversial third runway for Heathrow airport. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)

A court in the United Kingdom has ruled that plans for a third runway at London's Heathrow airport are illegal because they don't address the impact of climate change.

The ruling could influence decisions on infrastructure projects around the world.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Damian Carrington (@dpcarrington), an environment editor at The Guardian.

This segment aired on February 28, 2020.

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