A Novel Lawsuit Involving Climate Change

(FTB) – Mano Singham:

In the case of Juliana v. United States, a group of eight children and adolescents between the ages of eight and nineteen filed a lawsuit against the US government saying that for over five decades it had neglected to protect the environment even though it had evidence that human actions were causing serious deterioration, and that as a result it is they who would suffer the harm.

The Oregon US district judge Ann Aiken’s opinion begins by describing what the case is about. …

singham 2017/04/01 novel-lawsuit



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