Kids Sued Montana over Climate Change and Won

Posted on AllSides August 15th, 2023
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CLIMATEWIRE | A landmark court decision that Montana is violating its youngest residents’ rights to a clean and healthful climate could have legal repercussions well beyond the Treasure State. Judge Kathy Seeley of the 1st Judicial District Court in Montana found Monday that youth in the state have a “fundamental constitutional right to a clean and healthful environment, which includes climate” as she struck down two laws that bar state agencies from considering the climate effects of fossil fuel projects. “This is what climate justice in the courts, and protecting...

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