Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: youth climate activists

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.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg declines Nordic environmental prize saying “the climate...

“I have received the Nordic Council’s environmental award 2019. I have decided to decline this prize.”

Demanding seat at the table, youth organizers announce new wave of...

“Young people are making it clear that we will support and vote for leaders who will listen to us because we will be here, striking, marching, rallying, and voting.”

Youth activists holding coordinated press conferences to raise awareness on landmark...

The next hearing on the case will be Tuesday, June 4, at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Green Party wins record support in EU elections as youth-led climate...

The next president of the European Commission will likely be Bas Eickhout of the Dutch Green Party.

To ‘secure a livable future,’ 30,000 youth urge court to let...

"We are filing the Young People's brief to show that thousands of youth across America not only feel the urgency of climate action, but also understand that the youth climate lawsuit must proceed to secure a livable future."

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