Climate activists in Berlin glue themselves to the airport runway, disrupting air traffic

Activists in Germany broke into Berlin Brandenburg Airport on Thursday and glued themselves to the tarmac in protest at the government’s lack of action on climate change.

The activists were members of the climate activism group Letzte Generation (Last Generation) and stated that the stunt was staged in protest of greenhouse gas emissions from air travel.

“One affluent percent of the population is responsible for about half of the greenhouse gas emissions caused by flights,” Last Generation said in a public statement.

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The demonstrators also urged the German government to invest in rail travel.

Climate activists glue themselves to the road during a protest in Cologne, Germany, November 24, 2022.
(Letzte Generation/Handout via REUTERS)

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

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

An airport spokesman said the group, including a 70-year-old man, entered unauthorized through two separate points on the tarmac.

About 13 flights had to divert course or change their route.

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Climate activists destroy a painting to raise awareness for climate change.

Climate activists destroy a painting to raise awareness for climate change.
(Letzte generation)

This year, climate protesters have targeted paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet and Leonardo da Vinci. Two climate protesters threw tomato soup on a painting by van Goghtwo others stuck potato on a piece of Monet and another threw cake at the Mona Lisa.

Protesters do too dumped on the highways to stop traffic in the name of reducing fossil fuel use and pouring milk onto store floors to fight for environmental justice.

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Climate activists from 'Ultima Generazione, or Last Generation, turned to Andy Warhol's Painted BMW in Milan on Friday and covered it in flour.

Climate activists from ‘Ultima Generazione, or Last Generation, turned to Andy Warhol’s Painted BMW in Milan on Friday and covered it in flour.
(Reuters)

On October 23, Last Generation activists threw mashed potatoes at a $110 million Monet painting that was in a museum in Potsdam.

The group said they threw mashed potatoes at the painting to raise awareness about the dangers of fossil fuels.

Jon Michael Raasch of Fox News contributed to this report.

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