Publications about: 2017

Juliana v. United States: Does the Constitution Guarantee a Livable Planet for Our Kids?

Leading climatologist Dr. James Hansen has warned that carbon dioxide concentrations must decrease by 6 percent a year by 2020 to return to 350 parts per million. Frustrated with lackluster federal action to accomplish this, last year, 21 youth plaintiffs and Dr. Hansen sued the federal government for allowing and encouraging increasing carbon emissions over the… Read more »

BONUS FEATURE | The Trump Watch: What Does the New Administration Portend for the Environment?

To date, the incoming Trump administration has shown a predilection toward agency heads who have previously opposed the mission of the EPA, have strong ties to the fossil fuel industry, and have denied the existence of climate change.”   BONUS FEATURE | The Trump Watch: What Does the New Administration Portend for the Environment?