Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Says Biden Faces Hurdles Opposing Cert In Climate Suit

February 22, 2021
Clarification Appended An attorney for the 21 youth plaintiffs suing the government for its action promoting fossil fuels and for failing to protect them from climate change harms says the Biden administration faces a tricky position it if intends to oppose their planned Supreme Court request seeking to preserve their suit, arguing it would be inconsistent with some of the president’s highest priorities. “If they were to oppose these young people’s access to justice in a climate crisis case,”...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.