Man Sets Himself on Fire, Dies in a Climate Change Suicide
A gay man and attorney who worked on high-profile LGBT cases, including a challenge the Boy Scouts ban on homosexual members, set himself on fire on Saturday at a public park in New York City to protest fossil fuels and climate change, according to a suicide note.
The charred remains of David Buckel were found by a jogger in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.
The Daily Mailreported:
David Buckel, 60, was found in the park at 6.30 a.m. on Saturday before hundreds descended on it to enjoy the wa…