Category: Magdalena Heuwieser
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...

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...

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...

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...

CORSIA – better or worse than nothing?

CORSIA – better or worse than nothing?

In 2016, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has come up with a new scheme to avoid having to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and reduce aviation, which will come into effect in 2020: CORSIA - Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International...