Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: youth climate lawsuit

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.

Youth plaintiffs file response with Supreme Court pointing to the government’s...

“The Supreme Court has never before stopped a trial for the reasons argued by the defendants and I’m confident our brief will assure the Chief Justice that there is no intrusion into the ability of the executive branch to do its job while the Department of Justice defends this case at trial."

Supreme Court halts landmark youth climate case

Despite the blow to the case, counsel remains optimistic of the case's chances of proceeding.

Justice Department wants Supreme Court to put a halt to youth...

About a week before the groundbreaking constitutional youth climate lawsuit heads to trial, the Department of Justice is trying to have the Supreme Court...

Groundbreaking youth climate lawsuit against US government can proceed

The groundbreaking lawsuit targets the government for creating policies that encouraged climate change, and for violating the country's youngest citizens their constitutional rights to life, liberty and property, as well as failing to protect essential public trust resources.

‘We’re talking very big bucks:’ New bill could put oil companies...

Should Canadians be able to sue oil companies for that?

Massive Victory for 7 Kids in Climate Change Lawsuit in Washington...

Related cases brought by youth to protect the atmosphere are pending before other U.S. courts in the federal district court in Oregon and in the state courts of North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Massachusetts and Oregon.

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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.