The threat of global warming is so great that campaigners wereNot enough for another group who pulled a similar, but less costly stunt.
justified in causing more than £35,000 worth of damage to a coal-fired
power station, a jury decided yesterday. In a verdict that will have
shocked ministers and energy companies the jury at Maidstone Crown
Court cleared six Greenpeace activists of criminal damage.
Ten people who chained themselves to railings in a climate change protest in Nottinghamshire have been fined.I agree that convicting these people of criminal damage is wrong. They clearly have taken leave of their faculties. Provided that they pay the cost and promise not to do it again, we should send them to the loony bin for treatment. It isn't humane or safe to let them out into society with these sort of barking mad beliefs. Next they'll be fire-bombing your car because you drive the kids to school...
A group of campaigners gained access to a coal-fired plant in Ratcliffe-on-Soar on 10 April 2007.
The Eastside Climate Action group said it occupied the facility in an environmental protest.
The defendants were found guilty of aggravated trespass
at Nottingham Magistrates' Court and face fines ranging from £215 to