On his Facebook, the climate activist who set himself on fire outside the Supreme Court edited a link to an online course that shaped his views of climate apocalypse. The course is taught by a prominent climate scientist. https://t.co/TskIN0woCd pic.twitter.com/Cuf0MDhwnz
— Ryan Maue (@RyanMaue) April 25, 2022
A climate activist who lit himself on fire on Earth Day outside the United States Supreme Court Building has died, according to reports.
Wynn Bruce, 50, of Boulder, Colorado, died Saturday, a day after he set himself ablaze in Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department told Fox News.
The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on the plaza in front of the court building.
He was airlifted to a local hospital, where he died.
A Facebook page belonging to a person named Wynn Bruce said he was a Buddhist and a climate activist.
In 2020, Bruce left a cryptic Facebook comment that included a fire emoji and the date of his death, 4/22/2022.