Thursday, 11 September 2008

British Enviro Justice: Six Power Station Vandals Go Free, Bin Bag Mother Fined £700

What a crazy world we live in. NASA's James Hansen flies to the UK (burning fossil fuel and emitting CO2) to give evidence for the defence of six Greenpeace activists, who are cleared of criminal damage to a coal-fired power station estimated at £35,000. Zac Goldsmith also gave evidence for the defence.

Read more in The Independent:

Meanwhile, a young mother who put out her bin bags a day early, in order to give her small child more room to play in the back yard, was fined £700 for for the offence of "the advancement of waste."

Read more in The Telegraph:

We can all sleep safe in our beds now, can't we?

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