A judge just dealt a bitter setback to US climate change protesters


A jury in Washington state is hearing the final arguments today (Jan. 14) in a huge case for the environmental movement. Five activists have been charged with criminal trespassing for blocking a train full of crude oil. The judge initially allowed the so-called “Delta Five” to use a so-called “necessity defense,” which argued that their criminal actions were justified by the […]

http://qz.com/594560/a-judge-just-dealt-a-bitter-setback-to-us-climate-change-protesters/