What One Is Saying Is Of the Utmost Importance: Climate Activist Dies After Setting Himself On Fire 

Emulating the Buddhist monks he admired who burned themselves to death to protest the Vietnam War, a Colorado activist has died after setting himself on fire in front of the Supreme Court to protest federal quiescence on climate change. The little-noted but long-planned Earth Day action by Wynn Bruce, 50, was not a suicide, said a fellow-Buddhist, but “a deeply fearless act of compassion to bring attention to climate crisis… People are being driven to extreme amounts of climate grief and despair.”

Source: Further | What One Is Saying Is Of the Utmost Importance: Climate Activist Dies After Setting Himself On Fire | Opinion

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