Webinars
Understanding Greenwashing and False Solutions

Understanding Greenwashing and False Solutions

The aviation industry is engaged in a concerted global greenwashing campaign to divert attention from the immense climate impact of air traffic. More worryingly still, UN body for civil aviation has developed a worldwide climate mitigation plan which does not cut...

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Frequent Flyer Levy: Tackling the Injustice of Flying

Frequent Flyer Levy: Tackling the Injustice of Flying

Air travel is the preserve of the global rich: recent research shows that less than 1% of the global population cause more than 50% of emissions from passenger air travel. Reducing this frequent flying behaviour in a relatively small number of people would produce a...

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The total climate impact of aviation

The total climate impact of aviation

For a long time, the aviation industry and governments ignored the fact that aviation's climate impact is not only about CO2: burning kerosene at altitude also generates contrails, induced cloudiness and NOx derivatives that, although short lived, contribute...

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Taxes or Limits?

Taxes or Limits?

Measures to reduce air traffic in a just way On September 22nd, the Stay Grounded network held a webinar to discuss which measures are more suitable to limit aviation and its climate impact: Taxes on kerosene, VAT or frequent flyers? Or rather limits on flights and...

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Just Transition in the Aviation Sector

Just Transition in the Aviation Sector

Ways for shifting towards a climate-just transport system. The role of aviation workers and the state On August 4th, the Stay Grounded network held a webinar on the question how a just transition of aviation could be organized. Inputs by a pilot, a trade unionist, and...

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Grounding Travel Policies in Organisations

Grounding Travel Policies in Organisations

In the Stay Grounded webinar on “Grounding travel policies in organisations” we explored different measures available to organisations to reduce business air travel. The webinar had a focus on academia, with inputs from University Bergen and Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

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Airport Conflicts – Struggles for Environmental Justice

Airport Conflicts – Struggles for Environmental Justice

All across the globe airport projects involve new land acquisition, the destruction of ecosystems, displacement of people and local pollution and health issues. This webinar presented the results of 300 socio-environmental conflicts related to the expansion or creation of new airports or aerotropolis that were mapped in research in collaboration between Environmental Justice Atlas and Stay Grounded.

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How to Tell Grounded Stories

How to Tell Grounded Stories

Aviation is deeply engrained in the lifestyle of many people in the Global North. Decades of advertising and campaigning by the industry lead to a view of flying that is connected to freedom and an open minded society. But with the rapidly escalating climate crisis...

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Degrowth of Aviation

Degrowth of Aviation

How to reduce air travel in a just way? On 5th of December, Stay Grounded presented the new report "Degrowth of Aviation. Reducing air travel in a just way" in a webinar. The report had been produced with much input from the conference on Degrowth of Aviation held in...

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System Change and/or Behaviour Change?

System Change and/or Behaviour Change?

On Oct. 29th 2019, our second Stay Grounded Webinar took place. We discussed with experts the role of behaviour change approaches regarding the much needed systemic change of our society and new social theories reframing the role of the individual in instigating...

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CORSIA – better or worse than nothing?

CORSIA – better or worse than nothing?

The next ICAO Assembly on CORSIA will take place in Montreal from the 24th of September until the 4th of October 2019. Stay Grounded offered a webinar on the 29th of August that explained the current status in the CORSIA process and indicated ways to resist the problematic scheme. Find a shortened version of the recorded webinar, and an overview here.

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