Monday, November 28, 2022

Tag: youth climate activists

‘Blah, blah, blah’: Youth climate activists slam political inaction at UN...

The protest came at the end of a three-day youth climate conference, ahead of the United Nations’ COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.

Youth demand action on nature, following IUCN’s first-ever global youth summit

“So we linked our demands to our own actions through our ‘Your Promise, Our Future’ campaign and are showing world leaders what we are doing for the world and then asking them what they are going to do for us and our future.”

Youth demand US action on climate-induced loss and damage in global...

"We are a generation that doesn't want only to blame; we want to influence concrete change on the political, community, and society level."

Youth climate activists change legal strategy

They will ask the court to rule the U.S. energy system violates their constitutional rights to due process and equal protection under the law, and to order the U.S. government to establish a plan to transition off of fossil fuels.

Youth climate activists will not stop fighting their climate case –...

“The 9th Circuit has deprived people in that Circuit the ability to seek a resolution of a real controversy with their government.”

Australian teens bring class action climate lawsuit to stop coal mine...

“I believe that the government has a duty to young people to protect our futures from the impacts of climate change, including stopping the impact of the Vickery Extension Project.”

Stories from the youth climate movement in the Global South

Young people who had mobilized for the climate across the world in 2019 were right: Much environmental damage is the result of human action, and as such, can also be reversed through human initiative.

‘We have so much more to do,’ youth climate activists declare...

"We are just trying to show them that we are doing the right thing despite the fact that we are not sleeping or staying in the best conditions."

In Oregon and five other states, youth are making legal cases...

The legal theory underpinning Chernaik v. Brown and other youth climate litigation derives from the public trust doctrine — the concept that natural resources are held in trust by governments that must protect them.

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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.”