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Global Warming: Vandals For Mother Nature

by | 13th, September 2008

YOU can protest agsoint Kingsnorth Coal Plant if you can prove a link between it and global warming.

This from the Greenpeace website:

“The defence was that they had ‘lawful excuse’ – because they were acting to protect property around the world “in immediate need of protection” from the impacts of climate change, caused in part by burning coal.”

As Alex Lockwood says:

For example, protecting both the lowlying islands of Tuvalu, as well as the Kent coastline. NASA’s James Hansen testified that Kingsnorth could directly result in the extinction of 400 species due to climate change. The jurors were convinced, and acquitted all six campaigners. Some more background and analysis on lawful excuse.

Old Mr Anorak once obtained a policeman’s helmet in Belgravia, offering the plea before the Beak that he needed it to see if it suited him and would thus allow him satisfy his ambition to become a copper…

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