Over three weeks ago, people from around the world began a hunger strike in the run-up to the Copenhagen climate conference.
They want world leaders to commit to a substantial, legally binding agreement at the conference – something that looks increasingly unlikely.
At 61 years old, Michael is the eldest of the climate justice fasters. Because of that, he also faces the greatest risks to his health – including organ failure and brain damage. A few days ago he made this eloquent video.
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Next week I’ll be catching up with Paul Connor (who came up with the idea for the fast) for Free Speech Radio News.