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Youth activists won landmark climate change ruling in Montana

Posted on AllSides August 15th, 2023
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Young environmental activists prevailed in a closely watched Montana lawsuit that said state officials weren’t doing enough to protect them from climate change. Legal observers called it a landmark victory for the 16 plaintiffs: It marks the first time a court in the U.S. has declared that a government has a constitutional duty to protect people from climate change. Here’s what to know about Monday’s potentially groundbreaking ruling that followed a first-of-its-kind trial earlier this summer: WHAT DID THE RULING SAY? State District Judge District Judge Kathy Seeley said officials...

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