Tag: youth climate lawsuit
“If the wave of litigation and mobilization becomes a tidal wave, from South to North and across the generations, then governments will have no option but to listen.”
“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.”
“The real issue here is one of democracy."
‘Is there a time to declare that air that sustains life is a fundamental right?’
Kelsey Juliana, lead plaintiff in Juliana v. United States, the landmark youth climate lawsuit against the U.S. government speaks with Democracy Now!
The next hearing on the case will be Tuesday, June 4, at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
“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."
About a week before the groundbreaking constitutional youth climate lawsuit heads to trial, the Department of Justice is trying to have the Supreme Court...
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