Cities On Edge As High Court Weighs Kids' Climate Suit
By Keith Goldberg (October 26, 2018, 9:57 PM EDT) -- As the U.S. Supreme Court mulls the future of claims that the federal government's policies unconstitutionally impose climate change-related dangers on future generations, state and local governments behind climate change suits against fossil fuel companies worry their cases could be endangered by any pronouncement from the high court on the viability of climate litigation.
In limbo is a suit filed by 21 children who say the federal government is violating their constitutional rights and endangering them and future generations with policies that contribute to climate change. The case was set for a landmark trial on Monday but has been paused after...
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