Prospect Park

The body of lawyer and environmental activist David Buckel was found in Prospect Park New York burnt to death. Picture: YouTube

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.