Demonstration in Germany against travelling by plane

Demonstration in Germany against travelling by plane: Climate activists sit on the airport runway in protest

Nov 25, 2022 - 18:02
Demonstration in Germany against travelling by plane

On Thursday, a climate activist group performed a unique demonstration at Brandenburg Airport in Germany. Due to this, all landing and takeoff operations on the runway had to be stopped till evening. In fact, to draw attention to climate change, some activists entered the runway area of ​​the airport.

He cycled on the track meant for aeroplanes and sat down. A 70-year-old man is also included in these protesters. The demand of these people who entered the airport to demonstrate was that the use of airplanes to travel should be stopped.

It is clearly seen in the video that some people are breaking the fencing and entering the runway area. Sitting there and also riding a bicycle. Germany's Climate Change Activist Group has given its statement behind this performance on the runway. The organization said, about 80 percent of the world's population has never travelled in an airplane. Only a few percent of the world's people use it. Which is responsible for most of the greenhouse gas emissions.

People across Europe are facing many difficulties due to climate change. Due to this, people are continuously demonstrating they are in different ways. Before Germany, a strange case of their performance had also come to light in London. Two protesters throw tomato soup at a painting by Vincent van Gogh at the National Gallery in London. The cost of this painting named Sunflower is 600 crores. Anna Holland, 20, and Phoebe Plummer, 21, did this in protest against climate change.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer