New night train Vienna – Brussels celebrated by climate action groups in both cities

After more than 15 years of absence, the night train connecting Brussels and Vienna returns. Twice a week, travelers can now travel in their sleep between the two capitals. It is only a modest start, but in both cities Stay Grounded members welcomed the new night train as a positive step towards a more climate friendly transport system. The first departing trains were celebrated directly on the platform by activists wearing pyjamas.

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Paris airport expansion opposed by 67 mayors

France: 67 mayors, among them the current mayor of Paris, officially oppose the Roissy CDG airport expansion in an open letter to E. Macron. On Thursday 16th, a group of mayors representing more than sixty cities surrounding Paris gave a press conference on the topic of the “Terminal” 4 project.…

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Consumer shaming distracts from the core problem

Sigh. There we go again. This time, it is Karl-Johan Persson, CEO of clothing giant H&M who's reprimanding the climate movement. "A pattern of shaming that initially targeted air travelers rapidly spreads into other industries. Inspired by the Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, millions of people worldwide take the streets to…

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Protest against Roissy Airport Expansion, France

Protest took off against the project of Terminal 4 at Roissy Airport, Paris, France: Stay Grounded Member Non Au Terminal 4 interrupted a meeting on the project's public consultation organized by project developer ADP. The activists called for an alternative assembly of project opponents outside Airport's House of Environment which led to a walk-out of two thirds of the audience. 

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