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Drax Climate Change Protestors Fail

by | 2nd, July 2009

climate-changeAT Leeds Crown Court, 22 climate change 22 activists are helping the jury to decide whether they had illegal stopped a train taking coal to Drax power station in North Yorkshire.

Dr Paul Chatterton, lead speaker of the defendants, tells the jury:

UN statistics show that the amount of carbon produced by Drax was responsible for 180 deaths a year. Every minute we were on that train, we were stopping carbon emissions.”

Fact! And then the police arrive, in cars. And the lights go on in court:

In fact, Drax functioned uninterrupted during the 16-hour stand-off before police cut climbing bolts and locks attaching protesters to the train and bridge.

The case continues…

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