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    Climate activists block private jet take-offs at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam

    The protest was part of a day of demonstrations in and around the airport organized by environmental groups Greenpeace and Extinction Rebellion to protest over greenhouse gas emissions and other pollution caused by the airport and aviation industry.

    More than 100 environmental activists wearing white suits stormed into an area where private jets are kept at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport this afternoon. They stopped several aircraft from departing by sitting in front of their wheels, while others cycled on bikes on the tarmac. In Spain, a couple of young extinction rebellion activists continued the trend of glueing themselves to a priceless painting. 

     

     

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