Arresting the Scientists

Arresting the Scientists


The nation's foremost expert on climate change was arrested outside the White House for protesting against Canada's Keystone tar sands pipeline. Dr. James Hansen, who runs NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, became one of over 520 activists arrested.


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