Climate campaigners set up camp at London airport

Climate change campaigners began setting up camp on Sunday, ahead of protests against a new runway at Britain's Heathrow airport, Reuters reported.

A week-long "climate action" camp is due to be staged from Tuesday, the report said.

The protest is intended to highlight the links between the aviation industry and climate change, but many have expressed concerns about likely passenger disruptions.

"Climate change is the biggest issue going. If we don’t take action now on climate change then we’re really facing an enormous catastrophe," Reuters quoted Gemma Davis, a spokeswoman for the Camp for Climate Change, as saying.

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