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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Forced tourism or: Travelling without Economy class

Article by Yayo Herrero, Spanish activist and ecofeminist professor, anthropologist, agricultural engineer and graduate in Social Education. Summer has passed, and with it lots of holidays and travelling. Many people went away for a few weeks. The seas have been be filled with cruise ships, the mountains were full of…

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Protests against International Aviation Emissions Strategy

Planned protests in Montreal at International Aviation Assembly (24th of September to 4th of October) // New briefing exposes prposed palm oil in airplane tank & aviation emissions scheme (CORSIA) as set to fail to reduce aviation emissions Contact:  Magdalena Heuwieser / Stay Grounded Network (Austria) Email: press@stay-grounded.org Phone: 0043…

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Sit-in of farmers for more than a month against Karad Airport expansion

For 36 days, small-scale farmers have been protesting days and nights with a sit-in in front of the district’s planning administration (Satara Collector Office) against the expansion of Karad Airport in Maharashtra State, India. The farmers had started the sit-in (Thiyya Aandola) on 29th of July and announced to continue their protest until the government meets their demands and cancels the expansion project. This agitation is the latest in the ongoing resistance of farmers opposing the airport expansion for more than 8 years. The protests take place under the aegis of the socio-political organization Shramik Mukti Dal.

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