Climate Rush activists leave six bags of horse manure in protest at BBC presenter's controversial views on the environment
The simmering war that has long been waged between environmentalists and Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson escalated today when seven women from the pressure group Climate Rush arrived at his £2m Cotswolds house and dumped six bags of horse manure on his drive and front lawn.
"Clarkson was not there but we left several steaming piles of manure and a message saying 'this is what you're landing us in'," said Tamsin Omond, one of the activists from Climate Rush. "We targeted Clarkson because of his blasé attitude towards climate change, as illustrated byhis recent drive to the Arctic," she added .
The seven campaigners, dressed as suffragettes, arrived at the automatically opening wrought iron gates of Clarkson's Cotswold mansion outside Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, in a van fuelled by chip-fat oil. No one answered the door, but the police were called.
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