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British Law Elevates Climate Change Belief To Same Status As Relgion

pope-al-goreAL Goreans can delight that their green beliefs are now an official religion, in the eyes of the law. One day on from the climate change spiritualists knocking at the door, global warming belief is granted the legal status of a religion.

The messenger is  Tim Nicholson, 42, from Oxford, former head of sustainability at property firm Grainger plc. He tells Mr Justice Michael Burton that he was made redundant in July 2008 due to his “philosophical belief about climate change and the environment“.

Mr Burton rules that “a belief in man-made climate change … is capable, if genuinely held, of being a philosophical belief for the purpose of the 2003 Religion and Belief Regulations“.

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Posted: 5th, November 2009 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)