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Shame of flying

Because politicians are usually rather reluctant to take unpopular measures, an increasing number of concerned citizens are taking the initiative to save the climate. There are large demonstrations everywhere for the environment and against climate change. This also means less flying. Psychologically, the term flying shame (from the Swedish flygskam) is interesting. Media reports more […]

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Making aviation more sustainable: a 12 point plan

Belgian UECNA Member Sterrebeek 2000 is a member of the Burgerforum Luchthavenregio (Brussels/Zaventem Airport). The Burgerforum has developed a 12 point plan which is to ensure a more sustainable development of aviation and airport(s) in Belgium. They have been presenting the plan to Mayors and local politicians in the airport region in the run up […]

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