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 06 2020
- 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Webinar: Greenwashing and false solutions: biofuels, offsets, techno-fixes
Join us to talk about how airlines are greenwashing their activity and how we can counter it. We will cover illusory techno-fixes and offsetting; we will discuss the myth of sustainable aviation fuels and why the promotion of biofuels and waste-derived fuels by the aviation industry is a false climate solution which could lead to more deforestation and land grabs around the world. We’ll also explain why waste-derived aviation fuels are unlikely to work. We will talk about how international policy and carbon markets contribute to the problems, as well as examining the gender-differentiated impacts of these false solutions.
- Alethea Warrington – Possible
- Almuth & Gary – Biofuelwatch
- Simone Lovera- Global Forest Coalition
- Finlay – Aircraft Engineer (previously Rolls Royce)
This is a public workshop within the Stay Grounded Network meeting