Keep Youth Climate Suit On Hold, Feds Tell Judge

Law360 (December 18, 2018, 4:38 PM EST) -- The U.S. government on Monday urged an Oregon federal judge to maintain her stay of a children's suit accusing the government of pushing policies that contribute to climate change while the Ninth Circuit mulls its latest bid to dismiss the case, saying the children haven't justified the need for a restart.

The 21 youth plaintiffs had asked U.S. District Ann Aiken to reconsider her stay of the case, which was poised for pretrial discovery and a landmark trial, by citing the recently released national climate assessment by the government that underlined the severe climate change risks the country faces and saying...

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