Thursday, September 18, 2008

Threat of global warming justifies breaking the law

In an unrelated but conveniently timed criminal news item...

An English jury cleared six Greenpeace activists of criminal damage charges last week, finding that the threat of global warming is so great that they were justified in causing some $70,000 of damage to a local power station.

Read more in this article by Michael McCarthy of the Independent. Thanks to mentor Steven Wise for the heads-up on this unusual verdict.

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