Juliana v. United States

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20072
No(s). 6:15-cv-1517 (D. Or. Apr 8, 2016) (Coffin, M.J.)

A magistrate judge recommended that a district court deny motions to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a group of young people against the U.S. government for failing to protect them from climate change. The plaintiffs alleged that the government has known for decades that carbon dioxide (CO2) pollution ...