This year, Code Rouge are setting their sights on aviation with their mass action, which will take place between Friday 15th and Sunday 17th December. The 'People Not Planes' mobilisation focuses on the climate injustice of the aviation industry and its determination...
The Stay Grounded Network is made of organisations, groups and many volunteers worldwide. Their struggles to counter aviation and work for a just transport system is what the network stands for! Our campaigners, working part-time, are at the heart of our day-to-day operations, providing continuity and organisational knowledge, coordinating the network and supporting our members to support each other.
Stay Grounded Campaigners
Tasks: Greenwashing & Team Coordination
Focus topics: Greenwashing/false green solutions, just transition
Anne studied Critical Economics and Social Design and Middle Eastern Studies. She has been active in the climate justice movement for many years.
Tasks: Support of Member Organisations in the Global South & Network Coordination
Daniela studied international development and sustainable resource management, has worked for NGOs and in academic research in the areas of renewable energy, water, sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation, and she is active in the climate justice movement.
Tasks: Press & Communications
Hannah spent a number of years working in the UK media while campaigning on a number of social justice issues, including within the climate justice movement. She’s now based in Berlin where she’s involved in the climate community.
Tasks: Press & Communications
Inês studied Communication Sciences, Aesthetics and Artistic Studies and Documentary Filmmaking. She lives in Portugal where she’s active in the climate justice movement.
Tasks: Administration & Bookkeeping
Jayden currently studies environment and bio-resources management and was previously the area coordinator for an NGO with a focus on marine conservation. They are interested in environmental and social justice, intersectionality, diversity, queer theory, and roller derby.
Tasks: Network Coordination & Education
Lounes studied Energy and environmental policies and then worked in the public sector and in NGOs for several years. He has been active in the climate justice movement as an activist since 2018.
Tasks: Coordination of European Campaign Partners and Multipliers
Focus topic: Travel policies of organisations
Michaela has an academic background in sociology and transdisciplinary sustainability research, has done educational work on the Ecological Footprint and is active in the climate justice movement in Austria.
Tasks: Coordination of the Network & Support of Member Organisations, Regional Groups and Working Groups
Focus topics: airport conflicts, biofuels
Mira studied environmental and bio-resource management, is co-founder of the network, is involved in the climate justice movement for many years and has previously worked in environmental education and communication.
Tasks: Action Coordination
Sara studied environmental studies and sustainability science as well as applied leisure studies. She has previously worked as a manager, facilitator and trainer for an NGO on nonviolent action. She is active in the climate justice movement in Germany, works as a freelance facilitator and trainer and is passionate about feminism and degrowth.
Tasks: Press & Communications
Sean is a Brussels-based climate justice organiser from Scotland. When not working for a just mobility system at Stay Grounded, he is a freelance campaigner, trainer and writer, obsessed with how our movements can build collective power through growing our knowledge together.
“Turtles” coordination group
The Turtles function as an advisory board for the Campaigners, maintain oversight over network processes and guarantee that the process continues, that decisions are implemented and have an overview of what needs to be done. They consist of at least 4 spokespeople from our members or individual Stay Grounded members. They are agreed upon at the annual network meeting.
Reclaim the Power, UK
Calum lives in Cornwall, UK working to empower local communities taking control of their own clean energy and organising for climate and social justice. Elsewhere he generally spends his time eating to fuel his cycling and kayaking habits.
Gabriela is a native of Texcoco in the Valley of Mexico and co-founder with Heriberto Salas Amac (1958-2020) of the Original inhabitants and NGOs eastern State of Mexico Coordination in defense of land, water and culture (CPOOEM), an organizational effort member of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) that fights for life and for the autonomy of the peoples.
Larry lives in Sitka, Alaska and has degrees in aeronautical and mechanical engineering. He has closely followed published climate science and related issues for about 20 years.
Rising Tide UK
Steve studied Occupational Health, Safety & Environment. Held various Trade union posts and is active in many Social justice Networks working on Climate Breakdown. An original member of The Camp for Climate Action organising group for the first ever Climate Camp at Drax Power Station and subsequent incarnations.
Sunil lives in Kathmandu, Nepal, studied Environmental Science and works on climate and social justice issues with focus on the Global South.
Together with local members Stay Grounded has supported to create regional coordination positions at local member offices.
Tasks: Regional network coordination Latin America and Caribbean
Angel is a Mayan activist defending the rights of indigenous peoples. He studied educational intervention and has collaborated with indigenous organizations in the areas of training, human rights, territorial defense and communication. He was coordinator of the Centro Comunitario Maya U Kúuchil K Ch’i’ibalo’on, an exchange space for community knowledge. His main interests are social justice, climate justice and the recovery of memory.