Attorney Andrea Rodgers with young plaintiffs awaiting judge’s decision.
King County Superior Court – Seattle – Washington – USA
Photo Credit: Our Children’s Trust
Children sue Washington State over Carbon Pollution
Seattle, Washington – On June 23, 2015, in a landmark decision, King County Superior Court Judge Hollis Hill ordered the Washington Department of Ecology to reconsider the climate change petition from eight young climate activists, between 9 and 14 years old, asking for carbon dioxide reductions based upon best available science.
~ Press Release, Our Children’s Trust, July 8, 2015.
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