Climate activists in Berlin stick themselves to the tarmac, disrupting air travel

Activists in Germany stormed Berlin-Brandenburg Airport on Thursday and stuck themselves to the tarmac to protest the government’s inaction on climate change.

The activists were members of the climate activist group Letzte Generation (The Last Generation), and stated that the stunt was staged as a protest against greenhouse gas emissions from air travel.

“The affluent one percent of the population is responsible for nearly half of aviation-related greenhouse gas emissions,” Last Generation said in a public statement.

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In addition, the demonstrators urged the German government to invest in train travel.

Climate change activists block the road during a protest in Cologne, Germany on November 24, 2022.
(Last Generation/Handout via Reuters)

Members of the climate change activist group Last Generation stick themselves to the tarmac at an airport in Berlin, Germany.

Members of the climate change activist group Last Generation stick themselves to the tarmac at an airport in Berlin, Germany.
(Last Generation/Reuters)

An airport spokesperson said the group, which included a 70-year-old man, gained unauthorized entry through two separate points on the airport’s tarmac feature.

Approximately 13 flights were forced to divert or change course.

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Climate change activists vandalize a climate change awareness board.

Climate change activists vandalize a climate change awareness board.
(last generation)

This year’s climate protesters targeted paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet and Leonardo da Vinci. Two climate demonstrators tossed Tomato soup on a Van Gogh paintingtwo others placed potatoes on Monet’s piece and the last cake was thrown on the Mona Lisa.

The protesters too Poured on highways To stop traffic in the name of cutting fossil fuel use and spilling milk on shop floors to fight for environmental justice.

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Climate change activists transformed their Ultima Generazione, or Last Generation, into Andy Warhol's painted BMW in Milan on Friday, coating it in flour.

Climate change activists transformed their Ultima Generazione, or Last Generation, into Andy Warhol’s painted BMW in Milan on Friday, coating it in flour.
(Reuters)

On October 23, activists from the last generation threw mashed potatoes at a $110 million Monet painting that was in the Potsdam Museum.

The group said they threw mashed potatoes on the plate to raise awareness of the dangers of fossil fuels.

Fox News’ John Michael Rush contributed to this report.

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