Aviation is the pinnacle of climate injustice. But what specifically is climate justice, why is flying one of the gravest examples of it, and how can we achieve climate justice? What is climate (in)justice? We are living in times of deep ecological and climate...
Ban Private Jets.
End Luxury Emissions.
Private jet flights are sky-high and reaching records. While many of us struggle with putting food on the table and paying our bills, the global fleet of private jets has more than doubled in the last two decades.
Private jets and other luxury emissions are not currently regulated as such and largely excluded from key legislation that is supposed to tackle greenhouse gas emissions.
The scandal doesn’t stop at private jets: business flights, frequent flyer programmes, and other “bullshit flights” are also the problem. Only 1% of people are responsible for half of all emissions from flying.
Let’s put an end to excessive flights and:
- ban private jets
- ban air miles
- tax frequent flyers.
Another missed opportunity to tackle luxury emissions 2nd of June, 2023 – Stay Grounded, a global network of more than 200 members organisations, has responded to the decision made by EU Transport Commissioner Adina Vălean to rule out a ban on private jets yesterday....
It was a key moment for the growing movement against private jets and excessive flying: On Tuesday, 23d of May, 103 climate activists disrupted Europe’s biggest private jet fair EBACE in Geneva. More than 800 news articles reported on the action. The same day, a bike...
Hundred climate activists in custody in Geneva after peaceful protest against largest private aviation industry sales event in Europe
One hundred climate activists from 17 countries supporting Greenpeace, Stay Grounded, Extinction Rebellion, Scientist Rebellion and other climate justice groups are being temporarily detained after a peaceful protest against Europe’s largest private jet fair, the annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva. They remain in police custody. Activists report the use of pepper spray and injuries after the police intervention. Greenpeace, Stay Grounded, Extinction Rebellion and Scientist Rebellion, which are supported by activists, are extremely concerned about these reports of excessive use of force against the peaceful protesters and demand the immediate release of all those involved.