What if the public, alarmed about government’s failure to do enough,
fast enough, to stop climate change while there’s still time, could sue?
Nine hundred Dutch citizens have done just that—and won. The historic recent decision, rendered in June, is already inspiring lawsuits in other countries.
in Washington State, a group of kids have won a case against the
Department of Ecology, forcing it to “consider the undisputed current
science necessary for climate recovery.”