The Heathrow advert
suggests that children and future generations will benefit from more runways. In fact it will put their lives at greater
More runways equal more
air traffic, more emissions, more climate change, more extreme weather events –
and more deaths by flooding, droughts, crop failures leading to starvation,
landslides, forest fires, etc., etc.
Ask the Advertising
Standards Authority to ban this completely misleading advert.
Note that you are welcome
to write to the ASA in support of formal complaint number A14-280520, and that although
Airport Watch don’t endorse petitions, you can visit their website
for more information: http://www.airportwatch.org.uk/?p=23091
Posted: 21 September 2014 (Updated: 14 April 2015)