The “green” case for HS2 – poor research and the romance of big promises

There is a small, but relatively vocal, group of environmentally minded people who support HS2 as a project that is a magic bullet to various environmental problems. Proponents for this magic bullet train will argue that public transport is key to addressing the climate crisis. Despite the environmental claims of HS2, evidence points to it being a tragic "white elephant" which will leave in its wake a trail of missed opportunities, polluted landscapes and ecological destruction.

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Just how negligent are HS2

We all know that HS2 are extremely negligent when it comes to wildlife, would you therefore be surprised if I also told you HS2 are negligent to domestic animals? Furthermore negligent to a landowners beloved dog? A landowner that has HS2 traipsing through his land and hasn’t been paid a penny.

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A Letter To The Cabinet Secretary

As opposed as I am to the wretched railway (unnecessary and unnecessarily expensive) my biggest concern is the wholesale corruption of our national life and the ruination of the public discourse that those who seek to do the prime minister's bidding on the question of High Speed Two have found it necessary to employ.

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