Photo: Activists ground private jets at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Extinction Rebellion and Greenpeace Netherlands hold peaceful protest against pollution by Schiphol Airport
Amsterdam, 5 november 2022 – More than 500 activists from Extinction Rebellion and Greenpeace Netherlands have been grounding private jet traffic from Schiphol Airport since 12:40 hours. Activists are cycling on the platform where private jets are parked and block the planes with their bodies. Extinction Rebellion and Greenpeace Netherlands want fewer flights, more trains and a ban on unnecessary short haul flights and private jets. The activists plan to block air traffic at the private jet terminal for as long as possible.
Read the full press release about the action here.
Foto’s: Marten van Dijl/Greenpeace
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