Juliana v. US: Hardly Child’s Play

…not all meritorious legal claims are redressable in federal court.

More than four years ago, 21 youthful plaintiffs asked a federal court to rule a habitable environment a protected right under the US Constitution. On January 17, 2020, a divided three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals told them they didn’t have standing to pursue their case and that there was nothing the court could do

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Joel B. Stronberg

Joel B. Stronberg

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Stronberg is a thought leader in the climate community with over 40 years of experience covering environmental and sustainability issues as a freelancer.