Greta Thunberg opposes Bristol Airport expansion plans
PUBLISHED: 16:35 21 February 2020 | UPDATED: 16:35 21 February 2020
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Environmentalist Greta Thunberg has added her support to North Somerset council’s decision to throw out Bristol Airport’s controversial expansion plans.
Taking to Twitter, Ms Thunberg retweeted a message from Bristol-based environmental scientist Alex Morss, which read: "Wow!!! Bristol Airport expansion has just been REFUSED by North Somerset councillors. They voted 18-7 (1 abstained) essentially that economic gain does not outweigh catastrophic environmental impacts including climate change. A victory for climate justice over dinosaur economics."
Professor John Adams of the Stop Bristol Airport Expansion campaign said it was wonderful to have the teenager's support.