Alaska Youth Demand Climate Action in Lawsuit
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FEATURING ANDREW WELLE – Sixteen young Alaskans have brought a major lawsuit against their state over their compromised future from the coming climate catastrophe. This week attorneys argued on behalf of the young plaintiffs at the Alaska Supreme Court. Alaska is a unique state in that its pristine glaciers and sensitive ecology faces a grave threat from climate change but its government is heavily dependent on the fossil fuel industry and actively promotes the development of oil and gas.
Andrew Welle, Staff Attorney with Our Children’s Trust.