Global Network of Organizations Recommends Ways to Reverse Aviation Growth, to UNFCCC

A big step in taming climate change is the objective Contact: Mira Kapfinger, coordinator of Stay Grounded Mail: info@stay-grounded.org Phone: 0043/6801451307 Photos for free use: https://www.flickr.com/gp/164860673@N04/EfNB56   October 23rd, 2018 - Stay Grounded, a new global network of about 80 organisations working to curb the commercial aviation sector's unrestrained expansion,…

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Press Release: ‘Bulacan Aerotropolis’ threatens marine ecology, food security – fisherfolk

Contact: Fernando Hicap, PAMALAKAYA National Chairperson – 0921-897-0239   09/30/2018: Bulakan, Bulacan – Calling it as one of the biggest environmental disasters to hit Manila Bay, the activist fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (PAMALAKAYA-Pilipinas) said the Bulacan Aerotropolis Project will kill both the marine ecosystem and…

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New french report “L’illusion de l’aviation verte”

The aviation industry has announced its intention to become greener in the future. This report examines the different climate strategies. Do they deliver on their promises? Is carbon-neutral growth a realistic goal? The report “The Illusion of Green Flying” was originally published by Finance & Trade Watch, currently hosting the…

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The illusion of green flying

A new climate agreement intended to ensure “carbon-neutral growth” in international aviation could lead to a massive increase in demand for problematic offsetting projects. Offsetting schemes for airports are a further measure to provide “green” legitimacy to the growth of the industry.  Article by Magdalena Heuwieser, one of the coordinators of…

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