Government is committing more than £100 billion to the HS2, project, which involves the destruction of large areas of ancient woodland, and which function as a carbon sink, extracting carbon from the atmosphere; along with £27.4 billion to a 5-year road building programme

The climate litigation charity, Plan B, has taken a ‘decisive step’ towards legal action, serving the Government with a Pre-Action Protocol letter over its failure to consider the consequences for the climate emergency of its approach to Covid Recovery.

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