Next Monday: A Trial on Climate Activism
Next Monday, February 28, Tim DeChristopher will walk into a Utah courtroom to face federal felony charges for disrupting an oil and gas auction in December 2008. The judge has granted a motion from the prosecution to prohibit DeChristopher from explaining to the jury the reasons behind his actions.
Last October we had a chance to meet DeChristopher, and the Utah judge’s order notwithstanding, we thought it would be a very good idea to sit him down in a studio and let him talk at length about the case in front of a camera.
What he had to say compelled us to broadcast the interview in seven separate short installments, because each one is provocative for a different reason. They can