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Young People Suing Their Government Over Climate Change Just Won Another Big Case

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.23.2016 | Green

A group of teenagers who sued the Massachusetts state government over its failure to adequately address the threat of climate change won a major court...

'Green News Report' - May 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump promises to toss historic UN climate agreement; Native American tri...

'Green News Report' - May 19, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump promises to toss historic UN climate agreement; Native American tri...

'Green News Report' - May 3, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.03.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Ad wars: Clean energy advocates want you to vote -- so the fossil fuel i...

Washington State Kids Score Huge Legal Win In Climate Change Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.04.2016 | Green

A judge's ruling on Friday in a lawsuit filed by eight kids forces the state of Washington to get dead-serious about the threat of climate change. In ...

Our Children's Trust and the Public Trust Doctrine

Peter Neill | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

Our Children's Trust is fighting against this phenomenon by bringing legal action in all 50 states and the federal government using the public trust doctrine as the basis for cause to force enforcement of existing regulation and redress the evident, measurable damages.

Youth Sue Obama Administration Over Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics

Twenty-one young people from around the country filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration on Tuesday accusing the federal government of violati...

Nature's Trust (Part 4)

Peter Neill | Posted 06.28.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

If you accept that the principles on which American environmental law was based in the 1970s has been compromised and excepted subsequently to dilute protections, regulations, and enforcement to an unacceptable circumstance, then we have but one tactic to fall back on.

Children v. Dirty Business

William S. Becker | Posted 06.11.2012 | Green
William S. Becker

On May 11, a group of children will face off against the Obama administration and the NAM, arguing that common law requires governments to protect critical natural resources on behalf of current and future generations.

Boulder Youths Sue Colorado For Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.10.2011 | Denver

Three Boulder County youths are suing the State of Colorado for polluting the atmosphere, contributing to global warming and climate change. 10-ye...