Hansen’s UK Testimony


In case you missed last week’s news of eco-terrorism acquittal in Britain:

In a monumental ruling, a British jury acquitted six Greenpeace activists of criminal damage charges stemming from what the activists said was an attempt to shut down a coal-fired power plant. The jury decided that the activists’ action was justifiable because the plant, which emits 20,000 tons of CO2 every day, will hold some blame for immense damage caused by global warming in the future.

At the trial, NASA’s James Hansen “told the jury that global warming would cause the extinction of one million species worldwide and that the Kent power plant’s emissions would be responsible for 400 of the extinctions.” (Henry Payne weighed in here.)

Read Hansen’s testimony.  (Hat tip: Steve McIntyre)


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