Lufthansa UPDATE: Effective demonstration against first biofuel flight

Jul 18, 2011

On July 15th, Rettet den Regenwald (Rainforest Rescue) and more than 20 supporters demonstrated against Lufthansa's first flight with so-called biofuels on Hamburg Airport.

On July 15th, Rettet den Regenwald (Rainforest Rescue) and more than 20 supporters demonstrated against Lufthansa's first flight with so-called biofuels on Hamburg Airport.

The event was triggered by Lufthansa's first take off with a mixture of kerosene, vegetable oils and animal fats. However, when we make fuel out of plants, we heat up the earth, because tropical forests and savannas are cleared to create plantations.

Read more about the background or participate in our online protest action: Lufthansa's green claims don't fly