Saturday, November 26, 2022

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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The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Guinea Pig Nation: How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reducing government regulations for ‘advanced’...

“Under the direction of Congress, the NRC is developing new regulations to facilitate licensing of experimental reactors."

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."