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In the papers today - Wednesday 30th May

British Airways has completed negotiations on the reform of working practices for 6,000 ground staff at Heathrow in preparation for the airlines move to the newly constructed Terminal 5 - Financial Times
The US government will help Asian economies to use and develop more energy efficient appliances and 'clean coal' technology to help the region curtail its emissions of greenhouse gases and attract 'green' customers in the west - Financial TimesOne of the most prominent members of the Inuit community will today plead for an end to the expansion of Stansted Airport and deliver a devastating critique of the link between Britain's cheap flights culture and the effects of climate change on his people. - The IndependentIran has launched a bid to develop Germany's Transrapid high speed magnetic train in order to ferry up to 15M Islamic pilgrims a year along a 480 mile route linking its capital Tehran with the north east city of Maschhad. - The IndependentFirstGroup joined the ranks of transport operators eager to prove their green credentials yesterday by announcing a plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions by up to a quarter. - The GuardianMillions of rail passengers face the threat of big increases in fares after the rail regulator refused to block rises of up to a third imposed by two operators. - The Daily Telegraph

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