Tagged: Plane Stupid

Which is the greater crime? - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jun 26, 2010

Alice Bows’ testimony evidently wasn’t enough to persuade the Aberdeen jury to acquit the nine Plane Stupid protestors accused of breaching the peace by their brief occupation of Aberdeen airport last year. A majority verdict yesterday declared them guilty, and the Guardian reports that they are likely to face heavy fines or jail terms. Those [...] … Read More

Defending the future: scientists take the stand - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jun 24, 2010

Perhaps serving as defence witnesses will prove a new opportunity for climate scientists to make the clear public statement that the confused processes of the media often muddy.  In 2008 James Hansen famously defended the UK protestors, the Kingsnorth Six, who were charged with criminal damage when they climbed to the top of the smokestack [...] … Read More