Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: Our Children’s Trust

Halt to youth climate lawsuit inspires nationwide resistance

The three-year-long case has survived countless obstacles and the 21 youth plaintiffs don't plan on backing down now.

Landmark youth climate lawsuit heads to federal appeals court

"We look forward to the opportunity to argue this case before the Ninth Circuit so that we can move quickly to trial."

Kids climate lawsuit heads to trial, judge denies Trump administration’s appeal

Juliana v. United States was brought by 21 young plaintiffs who argue that their constitutional and public trust rights are being violated by the government's creation of climate danger.

Fossil fuel industry group wants to quit kids’ suit for climate...

The National Association of Manufacturers joined the government in opposing 21 kids who were suing for climate action.

Kids suing Trump hope the courts step up on climate change

Congress and the White House aren't going to address the climate crisis anytime soon. Will judges?

Youth fight back against Trump’s attempt to derail climate trial

“The Trump administration appears to labor under the mistaken belief that its decisions are beyond the jurisdiction of constitutional review.”

US youth win the right to sue US government for inaction...

A group of US youth, ranging in age from 9 to 20, were granted the right to sue the federal government and fossil fuel industry over climate change and environmental degradation that endangers their future.

Kids Suing Government Over Climate Change May Get a Trial

A group of young people pressing a novel legal strategy get another day in federal court.

Sorry, Feds: Kids Can Sue Over Climate Negligence, Judge Says

"This will be the trial of the century that will determine if we have a right to a livable future, or if corporate power will continue to deny our rights for the sake of their own wealth."

Fossil Fuel Industry Granted Defendant Status in Youths’ Landmark Climate Lawsuit

In their lawsuit, the young plaintiffs assert the federal government violated their constitutional rights to life, liberty and property by allowing and facilitating the exploitation of fossil fuels.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.