(Y)our Action List

Taking action can help


Taking action can help to reduce aircraft nuisances. Here we list a number of ways. We invite everybody to come with new, better and additional ways. There is only one condition: the action must be put into practice or in progress. Therefore we ask for a practical example. Or it must be a very promising brand new idea…

We distinguish various actors that can stimulate the reduction: residents (R), organisations of residents (O), scientists (S), political parties (P), municipalities (M), governments (G), European members of parliament (E), celebrities (C) and UECNA (U)

The actions are presented in alphabetical order. The links are examples.

ActionApplied atClarificationActors
Ask for studiesAmsterdamResidents and municipalities ask for thorough study of UFPR, M
Find others campaignersEurope wideHere you find a a list of campaign and lobby groups all over EuropeO, U
Fund raisingMontrealCrowd funding and getting support of the City CouncilR
Influence EUBrusselsThe Paris Agreement will never be reached if aviation doesn't shrink.U
MeasureFrankfurtObjectively measure noise and emissionsR, O, S
Object green-washing tacticsEurope wideThe aviation industry promises green flying; carbon neutral growth will remain an illusion.R, O, P E, U
Plant treesHeathrowCelebs planted trees on runway site to oppose expansion at Heathrow.O, C
ProtestFrankfurtOver 250 times citizens protested against the aircraft nuisances around Frankfurt.R, O
Pursue realistic ticket pricesEurope wide25 BN for Europe with aviation taxes. Flying is too cheap.P, G, E, U
Scientific arguingLondonStressing relevant studies about the effects of aircraft noiseS, R, O
See you in courtFranceFor not following the noise directives (2002/49/EC)O, C, U
Emphasise alternativesEurope wideFaster trains ensure fewer aircraft. For example: Amsterdam - London is faster by trainall
Submit a petitionBrusselsA coalition of 140 organisations met with European Parliament representatives to ask for a ban on night flights.O, U
Video: story tellingHeathrowWatch 12 videos from residentsR