Aviation + climate conference in Barcelona, July 12–14, 2019

The Stay Grounded Network is organizing an international “Degrowth of Aviation” conference in Barcelona this July. While the conference is being held in Barcelona, it’s intended to be a flight-free conference, and several sessions will be held in English, and accessible to online participants. Registration is now open. Stay Grounded is an international network of…

Philippines bans flying…to climate conferences

I’m all for institutions getting in the habit of limiting unnecessary air travel. But too often, that turns into critiquing flying—but only when climate activists do it. There’s something twisted about the Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs new ban on employees flying to climate conferences. When asked for clarification, Foreign Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. explained…