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Climate Change and Children

Why Mission 2030?

Posted: 03.08.2021 no comments

 

Humanity urgently needs to fundamentally change how it lives on Earth. The climate crisis is accelerating and looming ever larger. Tipping points have been crossed as evidenced by all the weird weather, historical droughts and floods, category 4 and 5 storms, an accelerating rate of sea level rise, accelerating extinct species and of course increasing […]

 

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Why is the US Government So Afraid of the Kids’ Climate Case?

Posted: 11.01.2018 no comments

 

Although their case remains on hold while the Supreme Court reviews a last-ditch, extraordinary motion by the Trump Administration, the 21 young plaintiffs in the landmark climate suit Juliana v. United States have already taken climate litigation into previously uncharted territory.   Read the entire article at Climate Liability News.    The plaintiffs, who come from […]

 

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“There is no time to lose”: Pope Francis warns oil executives on climate change

Posted: 06.13.2018 no comments

 

In an address to dozens of top oil executives, investors and industry experts, Pope Francis brought attention to the existential threats posed by climate change, and the urgent action that was needed to combat the global crisis.   Read the entire article at Salon.   The leader of the Catholic Church offered an appeal as to […]

 

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Kids are Suing Gov. Rick Scott to Force Florida to Take Action on Climate Change

Posted: 04.18.2018 no comments

 

Florida Gov. Rick Scott doesn’t talk about climate change. He notoriously declared “I’m not a scientist” when asked his thoughts on humanity’s well-documented impact on the warming planet, banned the phrase in his administration (a charge he denies) and backed up President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris accord.   Read the entire article […]

 

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Youth Climate Case Vs. U.S. Government Will Head to Trial in October

Posted: 04.12.2018 no comments

 

On October 29, 21 young people suing the federal government for violating their constitutional right to a safe climate will finally have their day in court.   Read the entire article at Climate Liability News.   The date was decided Thursday at a conference in Eugene, Ore., between attorneys for both sides and Magistrate Judge Thomas […]

 

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

Posted: 06.30.2017 no comments

 

Read the entire article on Inside Climate News.   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 […]

 

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Talking to Children About Climate Change

Posted: 06.28.2017 no comments

 

Read the entire article at NOAA.   The scientific evidence is in. No matter what local weather we’re experiencing on a day-to-day basis, our planet is warming up, with far-reaching implications for us all. The conversation in scientific circles now is how Earth will respond, how well the living things on Earth will be able to […]

 

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