Youth Climate Plaintiffs Say Their Case Clears High Court Standing Tests

July 9, 2021
Attorneys for 21 youth plaintiffs are maintaining that they have standing to sue the federal government over its actions to promote fossil fuels, arguing their case is distinguishable from two recent Supreme Court decisions that took a narrow view of the standing issue. They lay out their reasoning in a July 1 filing to the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon in Juliana, et al. v. United States , in which the plaintiffs are seeking to amend their...

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