1. Reckless national (and some state) government rhetoric largely indifferent to climate risk;
PS I removed this on the advice of my lawyer, but recently reposted it. Since I wrote this I got a two year good behaviour bond, with no conviction recorded.
Another consequence of being arrested was that I was denied a visa to the US to attend a scientific meeting to which I had been invited. I was eventually offered one, valid for a very short time that has long since expired, after considerable time, cost and aggravation, but it was not granted in time to organise my travel. Even today, despite no sentence being recorded, I cannot visit the US without going through the same process again.
The meeting I was unable to attend was part of the process leading to the Lancet/Rockefeller Foundation Planetary Health Commission.