Filipino fisherfolk fighting against Bulcan Aerotropolis and wider infrastructure development, which is destroying wetland in Manila Bay, have started a mobilization called 'Fishers Rise Up!' 20/02/2020: Bulakan, Bulacan - The Fishers Rise Up! initiative includes a series of mass protests and educational campaigns in coastal communities and elsewhere, is led…
Stay Grounded sends open letter urging the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) to end partnership with low-cost carrier Ryanair and instead collaborate with rail companies. Version française voir ci-dessous Ryanair, along with Erasmus Student Network (ESN), has committed to improving Erasmus experience for all European students. That is why, since September 2017,…
Instead of fueling flights, the Global Sustainable Tourism Council should walk their talk and work towards sustainable tourism that rapidly reduces aviation, demands an open letter by the Stay Grounded Network.
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.
On the 11th of August a group of climate activists disrupted the delivery of aviation fuel to Arlanda airport outside Stockholm, Sweden by blocking 14 tank cars of fossil fuels from entering the station. Activists of the local campaign Flyglarm Arlanda peacefully trespassed into the fuel station, to challenge the expansion of the airport.
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.
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.
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.…