Here we present a summary of Corporate Watch’s original post from 06 Jan 2023: Air Partner and Carlson Wagonlit are the grease spinning the wheels of the UK deportation machine through the Home Office and have been organising logistics for mass-deportation flights for...
Take the Pledge
In the last months, we stayed grounded because of health and care reasons. Let’s now continue to stay grounded because of climate and care reasons. Only by massively reducing aviation, we can build a climate just mobility and future. We need change by design, not by disaster.
It’s time to take matters into our own hands: the more people pledge to stay grounded also after Corona, the more pressure we can put on policy makers and the industry not to get back to pollution as usual.
Climate Justice is at the core of our campaign.
We therefore need to recognize that we live in a world with deep inequalities, economic and racial injustice. On one hand, people are urged to take planes because of social (e.g. family ties), financial or professional reasons or in cases of emergencies. On the other hand, flying is still a privilege for very few people globally. This pledge is meant for those people that are able to refrain from flying – and by doing so, build up pressure to make climate friendly means of transport accessible to everyone.
Travel as if there was a tomorrow
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How unjust is Flying?
Only a global minority is flying at all. Especially a few frequent fliers heat up the planet.
Why is offsetting not the solution?
Airlines offer passengers to compensate their emissions by paying a bit more. What’s the problem with that?