Climate Change

Children suing the United States for failing to address climate change asked the Ninth Circuit to lift the stay in their case because “with every passing day, through defendants’ ongoing systemic actions in creating, perpetuating, and promoting a national fossil fuel energy system, defendants continue to destabilize the climate system.”

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New Science Bolsters Finding That Emissions Put US In Danger

In 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency under President Barack Obama announced that greenhouse gasses endangered public health – a finding that formed the legal basis for fighting climate change under the Clean Air Act. Nearly a decade later, the peril from climate change is clearer than ever. And scientists are fighting to justify the EPA’s endangerment finding in a new study published Thursday in the journal Science.

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