Climate Change
July 2017

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Posted on: 28 July 2017

‘Utterly unprecedented’: A brief guide to America’s potentially game-changing climate case

Their lawyers fought it every step of the way, but now the US President, Secretary of State, Defence Secretary and nine federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, will have to answer in court for the simple but far-reaching legal question posed by a group of young people from Oregon: ‘Do we have a right to life in a sustainable climate?’



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