Governments and corporations promote airports as a sign of progress and with promises of ‘development’. In reality, the construction of airports and associated infrastructure drives people off their land, destroys livelihoods, plunders water and fertile soil and...
- Nov 07 2021
- 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
SG People’s Summit Event: From the fairy-tale of green flying to the reality of green colonialism
7. Nov – 18:30
The aviation industry plans to continue to grow despite the climate crisis. Promises of technological solutions and offsetting programs seek to legitimize such growth, but, apart from questionable technical effectiveness, greenwashing strategies like CORSIA raise concerns over land and human rights.
Daniela Subtil – Stay Grounded
Finlay Asher – Safe Landing;
Alice Larkin – Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester;
Ivonne Yanez – Acción Ecológica/Jubileo Sur Américas;
Blaise Mudodosi – Action pour la Promotion et Protection des Peoples et Espèces Menacées.
Location: Centre for Contemporary Arts (Address: 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD, United Kingdom)