Trial Date Set for Children’s Climate Lawsuit Against U.S. Government

Type: 
Literature
Publication: 
Banerjee, N. 2017. Trial Date Set for Children’s Climate Lawsuit Against U.S. Government
Year Published: 
2017
Description: 

A federal judge has set a trial date for the landmark lawsuit brought by 21 children and young adults over the U.S. government's alleged failure to rein in fossil fuel development and address climate change. The trial will start on Feb. 5, 2018, in federal district court in Eugene, Oregon, with Judge Ann Aiken, court documents show.

Category: 
climate change, legislation, policy, social justice, youth justice, human health, future generations, federal court,