The next ICAO Assembly on CORSIA will take place in Montreal from the 24th of September until the 4th of October 2019. Stay Grounded offered a webinar on the 29th of August that explained the current status in the CORSIA process and indicated ways to resist the problematic scheme. Find a shortened version of the recorded webinar, and an overview here.
Stay Grounded members Flyglarm Arlanda plan an action on the 11th of August, targeting a secret location around Arlanda airport in Stockholm, Sweden. With the help of peaceful civil disobedience, they will challenge the expansion of the airport!
On the occasion of the technical rehearsal, a group of penguins called "Am Boden bleiben" (Stay Grounded) claimed responsibility for the prevented opening of Berlin's breakdown airport. As part of the movement for climate justice, the penguins have been sabotaging the BER for years to prevent an increase in air traffic, reveals a video and letter claiming responsibility.
Barcelona is the fourth most-visited European city, the first destination of Mediterranean cruise ships and the seventh largest European airport. While there were 3,7 million bookings in 1990, in 2016, Barcelona had more than 31 million bookings. Barcelona’s tourism industry leads to very serious impacts and conflicts for the local…
Du 17 au 23 juin se tiendra au Bourget le 53ème Salon International de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace, près de quatre ans après la signature en ces lieux de l’Accord de Paris, par lequel 195 pays s’engageaient à réduire drastiquement leurs émissions de gaz à effet de serre. Exonérée de cet engagement mondial, l’industrie du transport aérien prospère, et sa contribution à l’effet de serre explose.
Aéroports de Paris (ADP), owner of Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG), plans to build a new terminal (T4) that would add 40 Millions passengers per year by 2037 to the present 70 millions per year. The French members of Stay Grounded made their opposition to this megaproject clear. Read their a submission to the public consultation organized by ADP.
Back on Track and Stay Grounded work for better cross‐border rail connections instead of an ongoing growth of flights. To inform the voters at the coming European Parliament election in May 2019, we have asked the same questions to all parties across Europe about flying, trains and the climate change…
Peter Paul Vossepoel, campaigner of Zomer Zonder Vliegen (Summer Without Flying), unanticipatedly took the stage at the Airlines for Europe Summit 2019. He told Europe’s leading airline CEOs and global aviation leaders, that in the face of the climate crisis, less flying is the only solution.
Since green growth and carbon neutral flights are an illusion, it is time to start a degrowth process of aviation. How can this look like? What are possible policy instruments that civil society should fight for, in order to put an end to the massive privileges of the aviation industry, and to bring forward a socially just and environmentally friendly transport system?
Today, 132 civil society organisations from around the world sent an open letter to National Representations to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The letter comes just ahead of the 215th session of the ICAO Council to be held from 29th of October to 16th of November, in Montreal, Canada.…