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The dramatic dismissal of a landmark youth climate lawsuit might not close the book on that

A sharply divided panel of three federal judges on Jan. 17 dismissed a high-profile climate lawsuit brought on behalf of 21 young people against the federal government. The Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals’ ruling accepted with unusual bluntness that the federal government’s climate policies may pose “clear and present danger” capable of destroying the nation, […]

January 25th

Oil companies tried to kill it, but children’s climate lawsuit is going to trial #YouthVGov

Despite a furious defensive effort by some of the most powerful and wealthiest corporations on the face of the earth represented by a phalanx of $1,000 an hour lawyers from the nation’s top law firms, the children’s climate lawsuit is going to court. This week, U.S. District Court Justice Ann Aiken set a trial date for February 5, […]