Unmasked!  The environmental ramifications of Gatwick Airport’s expansion plans

You are invited to attend a series of virtual talks: Unmasked!  The environmental ramifications of Gatwick Airport’s expansion plans

CAGNE, the umbrella aviation community and environment group for Sussex, Surrey and Kent, are delighted to offer you a unique opportunity to hear from international experts talking about how Gatwick Airport’s plan to rebuild the emergency runway as a second runway would further impact you, your children’s children and our planet.

Each talk is FREE and will last one hour with an informal Q&A session. 

Email to Book a Talk cagnegatwick@gmail.com

 Thursday 24th June at 7pm – Aviation New Technology and Climate Facts

 – Book Talk 1

Tim Johnson, Director of Aviation Environment Federation, on aviation’s new technology and alternative aviation fuels.

Prof Dan Osborn of UCL on the worry of Climate Change: ‘What if mitigation does not work in time?

Alex Ryder, member for the Environment of the West Sussex Youth Cabinet.

Chaired by Friends of the Earth

Thursday 30th September at 7pm – Our Natural World – Book Talk 2

Sarah Ward, Living Seas Officer at Sussex Wildlife Trust, The Ocean is a carbon sink’.

Sir Charlie Burrell will talk about his experience setting up the Knepp (West Sussex) rewilding project and how this might fit into a regional Nature Recovery Area.

Chaired by CAGNE

Thursday 21st October 7pm – The Air that we Breathe – Book Talk 3

Dr Gary Fuller from Imperial College discusses the finding of his research into air quality conducted around Gatwick Airport.

Bridget Fox for the Woodland Trust on the importance of tree-planting for our air quality and why trees need to stay and not make way for hotels and car parks.

Chaired by Friends of the Earth

 Wednesday 3rd November at 7pm – The Concerns of Future Generations 

– Book Talk 4

Chaired by West Sussex Youth Cabinet – a gathering of young minds:
The science tells us so clearly that if we keep building new airports, the future for our children is just unspeakably grim.

Caroline LucasMember of Parliament Green Party (TBC).

Friends of the Earth speaker (TBC)

Thursday 25th November at 7pm – Alternatives to Flying for Pleasure – Book Talk 5

Anna Hughes, Director of Flight Free UK on how you can still enjoy travel, holidays without flying – sustainable forms of travel are out there if you look.

Chaired by CAGNE

Organised by CAGNE www.cagne.org

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Email to Book a Talk cagnegatwick@gmail.com

Co- Hosts:  Friends of the Earth and CPRE Sussex and Kent