Greenpeace takes Heathrow
Today, Greenpeace UK held a peaceful protest against the proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport in London (the addition of a third runway). The activists managed to walk out onto the tarmac and up onto the tailfin of a plane, where they hung a huge banner:
This effortless breach of security at one of the world’s biggest and busiest airports was a huge embarrassment for its administrators, obviously — a "major investigation" has been launched. But it also did a brilliant job of attracting attention to the protest, and to the fact that aviation is a major culprit in climate change, aided and abetted by subsidies from the same governments that are publicly proclaiming concern over climate.
Watch people in London speak out against the expansion here. And watch this: