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  1. Nov 2015 http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2015/11/children_sue_the_obama_administration_over_climate_change.html
  2. Nov 21, 2015 http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/environment/judge-denies-washington-kids-petition-on-climate-change/
  3. Nov 23, 2016 https://www.usnews.com/news/news/articles/2016-11-23/washington-state-youth-sue-government-over-climate-change?src=usn_fb
  4. March 9, 2016 http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/09/opinions/sutter-oregon-kids-lawsuit-climate/
  5. April 10, 2016 http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2016/04/10/federal-court-rules-on-climate-change-in-favor-of-todays-children/#5f14c976219d
  6. April 14, 2016 http://www.democracynow.org/2016/4/14/landmark_climate_lawsuit_meet_the_youth
  7. April 14, 2016 http://www.sciencealert.com/judge-rules-that-kids-can-sue-the-us-government-for-inaction-on-climate-change
  8. May 1, 2016 http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2016/05/01/climate-change-litigation-the-children-win-in-court/#9e6a7c85dfeb
  9. May 2, 2016 http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/05/02/3774340/climate-change-lawsuit-children-washington-win/
  10. May 6, 2016 http://yeson732.org/judge-hollis-hill-ruling/
  11. May 19, 2016 http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2016/05/19/children-win-another-climate-change-legal-case-in-mass-supreme-court/#2b20b8c1556b
  12. April 29, 2016 http://www.thestranger.com/slog/2016/04/29/24025118/king-county-judge-makes-historic-judgment-against-washington-state-in-climate-change-case
  13. June 06, 2016 http://ourchildrenstrust.org/sites/default/files/2016.06.01CleanAirRulePR.pdf
  14. June 22, 2016 http://www.thestranger.com/slog/2016/06/22/24246069/governor-inslees-administration-is-appealing-the-climate-kids-court-win
  15. June 27, 2016 http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/06/hillary-clinton-2016-democratic-platform-213993 by Bill McKibben
  16. March 10, 2015 Educational Video – Science Based Evidence Talk http://www.anl.gov/videos/argonne-outloud-climate-change-fact-fiction-and-what-you-can-do-march-10-2015
  17. June 20, 2016 http://citizensclimatelobby.org/ccls-promise-we-will-pass-a-carbon-fee-bill-by-the-end-of-2017/?utm_source=CCL+Blog&utm_campaign=cab056734e-Blog_Subscribers1_9_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8b3f6fc789-cab056734e-329420273
  18. June 29, 2016 http://www.carbontax.org/blog/2016/06/29/last-weeks-democratic-platform-vote-was-a-win-for-carbon-taxes/?link_id=1&can_id=9e5fa83cda70ad1ec28c78ed65af2924&source=email-what-bill-mckibben-told-the-democrats&email_referrer=what-bill-mckibben-told-the-democrats&email_subject=what-bill-mckibben-told-the-democrats
  19. July 2, 2016 http://citizensclimatelobby.org/young-climate-change-lobbyists-prove-big-asset-hill/
  20. July 20, 2016 http://cascadiaplanet.blogspot.com/ Good Summary!
  21. August 1, 2016 http://www.sightline.org/2016/08/01/pros-cons-carbonwa-carbon-tax-swap-ballot-initiative-732/
  22. August 23, 2016 http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/08/23/can-future-global-warming-matter-today/?mwrsm=Email
  23. August 25, 2016 http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/08/just-90-companies-are-blame-most-climate-change-carbon-accountant-says?utm_source=Sightline%20Institute&utm_medium=web-email&utm_campaign=Sightline%20News%20Selections
  24. Sept 14, 2016 http://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/fed-judge-to-decide-whether-climate-change-lawsuit-proceeds/?utm_source=Sightline%20Institute&utm_medium=web-email&utm_campaign=Sightline%20News%20Selections
  25. Sept 20, 2016 http://knkx.org/post/advice-next-commissioner-public-lands-conversation-peter-goldmark
  26. Nov 10, 2016 https://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/b78ce-2016-11-10aikendecisionpr.pdf  PDF from Our Children’s Trust
  27. Nov 10, 2016 http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/green-life/federal-judge-greenlights-landmark-climate-change-lawsuit
  28. Nov 10, 2016 http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/10/opinions/sutter-trump-climate-kids/
  29. Nov 10, 2016 http://time.com/4567012/federal-government-lawsuit-climate-change/
  30. Nov 11, 2016 http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/2016/11/federal-judge-allows-climate-change-lawsuit-to-proceed.php
  31. Nov 11, 2016 http://www.ecowatch.com/climate-change-lawsuit-2089347238.html
  32. Nov, 12, 2016 http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/11/23/youth-in-washington-state-sue-government-over-climate-change.html
  33. Nov 13, 2016 http://bigthink.com/paul-ratner/kids-are-taking-the-government-to-court-over-climate-change
  34. Nov 14, 2016 http://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/children-win-right-sue-us-government-over-climate-change.html  with videos
  35. Nov 22, 2016 http://www.thestate.com/news/nation-world/national/article116580878.html
  36. Nov 23, 2016 http://www.salon.com/2016/11/23/washington-state-youth-sue-government-over-climate-change-2/
  37. Nov 23, 2016 https://apnews.com/95bad93adafb42c7ab3a8e6522e6bad4/Juvenile-activists-sue-government-over-climate-change-policy?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AP
  38. Dec 1, 2016 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/12/01/trump-could-face-the-biggest-trial-of-the-century-over-climate-change/?utm_term=.94ff020e7e17
  39. Dec 6, 2016 http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/the-teen-agers-suing-over-climate-change
  40. Dec 19, 2017 https://www.ourchildrenstrust.org/washington/
  41. Dec 20, 2016 http://www.westernlaw.org/article/judge-allows-youth-constitutional-climate-rights-case-move-forward-against-state-wa-and-gov-
  42. January 9th, 2017 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/donald-trump-secretary-state-rex-tillerson-exxon-mobil-cover-up-climate-change-threat-lawsuit-a7518006.html
  43. January 11, 2017 http://www.wweek.com/news/courts/2017/01/17/trumps-secretary-of-state-nominee-faces-deposition-in-eugene-climate-change-lawsuit/
  44. January 13, 2017 http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-environment-tillerson-idUSKBN14X2KF
  45. January 16, 2017 http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/world/lebel-lawsuit-climate-change-1.3931321
  46. February 9th, 2017 http://people.com/human-interest/these-21-kids-are-suing-the-federal-government-over-climate-change-everything-is-at-stake/
  47. February 9, 2017: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/571d109b04426270152febe0/t/58a1e480579fb379a719c535/1487004804530/2017.02.09SubstitutionOfPartiesPressRelease.pdf
  48. March 17, 2017: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/kids-sue-us-government-climate-change/
  49. April 24, 2017 http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2017/s4658190.htm
  50. April 24, 2017: https://www.democracynow.org/2017/4/24/see_you_in_court_kids_suing
    Play this one for Climate Outloud – Everybody’s Talking About it
  51. April 29, 2017: http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/29/politics/sutter-climate-kids-march-washington/index.html
  52. May 1, 2017: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/571d109b04426270152febe0/t/5907a22cd2b8574b00089352/1493672493237/17.05.01+Coffin%27s+Order+Recommending+Denial+of+Interlocutory+Appeal+PR.pdf

Julia Olsen plaintiff’s counsel quote, “President Trump must accept that the courts do not do his bidding, and in a court of law, ‘alternative facts’ are considered perjury.”

  1. May 22, 2017 https://www.ecowatch.com/our-childrens-trust-motions-2422789150.html?xrs=RebelMouse_fb&ts=1495807736
  2. May 23, 2017: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/industry-group-wants-to-pull-out-of-kids-climate-case/
  3. May 26, 2017: http://observer.com/2017/05/climate-change-kids-lawsuit-fossil-fuels-big-oil/?utm_source=Our+Children%27s+Trust+Newsletter&utm_campaign=c70f217aec-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_05_26&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4094e87487-c70f217aec-111844421
  4. May 26, 2017: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/05/26/three-fossil-fuel-groups-joined-a-historic-climate-lawsuit-now-they-want-to-get-out-of-it/?utm_campaign=c70f217aec-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_05_26&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Our%20Children%27s%20Trust%20Newsletter&utm_term=.15634389449f
  5. June 1, 2017: http://komonews.com/news/local/seattle-students-that-sued-state-over-climate-change-regulations-react-to-paris-accord
  6. June 8, 2017: https://www.ecowatch.com/youth-climate-lawsuit-trial-2437891411.html
  7. June 13, 2017: https://insideclimatenews.org/news/13062017/kids-climate-change-lawsuit-childrens-trust-jayden-foytlin-louisiana
  8. June 14, 2017: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/571d109b04426270152febe0/t/5941dbdd20099e8bc94c02e3/1497488350521/17.06.14+Case+Management+Conference+PR.pdf?utm_source=Our+Children%27s+Trust+Newsletter&utm_campaign=430d3f9589-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_06_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4094e87487-430d3f9589-116147993
  9. June 15, 2017: https://thinkprogress.org/dakota-access-pipeline-judge-orders-environmental-redo-6ff79d3b0ec0 
  10. June 16, 2017: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/593d55bce4b0b65670e56b6e  
  11. June 29, 2017:  https://insideclimatenews.org/news/29062017/trial-date-children%E2%80%99s-climate-lawsuit-trump-administration-climate-change 

The trial will start on Feb. 5, 2018, in federal district court in Eugene, Oregon, with Judge Ann Aiken, court documents show.

  1. July 6, 2017: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/this-is-what-the-world-has-come-to-15-year-olds-have_us_595d4d59e4b0cf3c8e8d55d8
  2. July 6, 2017: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/childrens-trust-takes-trump-court-climate-change/?utm_content=buffer8a977&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
  3. July 7, 2017: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/we-youth-cant-vote-but-thats-not-stopping-us-from_us_595fd061e4b08f5c97d06961
  4. July 25, 2017: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/my-friend-and-i-are-both-15-years-old-we-have-no-choice_us_5977e962e4b0c6616f7ce620
  5. July 14, 2017: https://www.pdxmonthly.com/articles/2017/8/14/meet-the-oregon-attorney-suing-president-trump-over-climate-change#.WZIdBIwrhUA.facebook
  6. August 28, 2017: https://www.ourchildrenstrust.org/federal-proceedings/ 
  7. Sept 9, 2017:  https://www.ourchildrenstrust.org/washington.
    RE:  The WA State Case, “The Youth” vs the WA Dept of Ecology. The Court of Appeals chose in an opinion today to not uphold an order by the trial court, but it is of little consequence since the WA Department of Ecology already did what it was court ordered to do. Washington youth plaintiffs now look forward to filing a new constitutional case against the state of Washington in order to get the science-based relief, in the form of a climate recovery plan, that they deserve. Read the full opinion.
  8. More to come!

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Videos:

  1. http://time.com/4567012/federal-government-lawsuit-climate-change/

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Maps:  http://www.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/u.s._federal_courts_circuit_map_1.pdf

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Other links not directly related to the case:

http://www.kplu.org/post/making-noise-bolder-action-paris-seattle-protestors-organizing-climate-scream

http://m.democracynow.org/stories/15214

http://jobscleanenergywa.com/go-local-to-fight-climate-change/

http://www.seattleglobalist.com/2015/09/11/women-of-color-speak-out-aim-to-change-the-climate-of-climate-justice/41100

http://komonews.com/news/local/anti-arctic-drilling-activists-arrested-at-seattle-harbor-11-21-2015

https://www.thenation.com/article/climate-disobedience-in-the-time-of-trump/ 

 

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