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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, 2017: http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/kids-climate-lawsuit-gets-even-bigger- heads-to-trial-in-2017/
  42. Dec 20, 2016 http://www.westernlaw.org/article/judge-allows-youth-constitutional-climate-rights-case-move-forward-against-state-wa-and-gov-
  43. January 9, 2017 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/donald-trump-secretary-state-rex-tillerson-exxon-mobil-cover-up-climate-change-threat-lawsuit-a7518006.html
  44. January 11, 2017 http://www.wweek.com/news/courts/2017/01/17/trumps-secretary-of-state-nominee-faces-deposition-in-eugene-climate-change-lawsuit/
  45. January 13, 2017 http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-environment-tillerson-idUSKBN14X2KF
  46. January 16, 2017 http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/world/lebel-lawsuit-climate-change-1.3931321
  47. January 31, 2017: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/31/environmental- activist-trial-judge-questions-climate-change-ken-ward
  48. February 9, 2017 http://people.com/human-interest/these-21-kids-are-suing-the-federal-government-over-climate-change-everything-is-at-stake/
  49. February 9, 2017: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/571d109b04426270152febe0/t/58a1e480579fb379a719c535/1487004804530/2017.02.09SubstitutionOfPartiesPressRelease.pdf
  50. March 17, 2017: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/kids-sue-us-government-climate-change/
  51. March 28, 2017: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/youth-led-high-stakes-climate-lawsuit-shifts-focus-to-trump-w473224
  52. April 24, 2017 http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2017/s4658190.htm
  53. 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
  54. April 29, 2017: http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/29/politics/sutter-climate-kids-march-washington/index.html
  55. 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.”

56. May 22, 2017 https://www.ecowatch.com/our-childrens-trust-motions-2422789150.html?xrs=RebelMouse_fb&ts=1495807736
57. May 23, 2017: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/industry-group-wants-to-pull-out-of-kids-climate-case/
58.  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
59.  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
60.  June 1, 2017: http://komonews.com/news/local/seattle-students-that-sued-state-over-climate-change-regulations-react-to-paris-accord
61.  June 8, 2017: https://www.ecowatch.com/youth-climate-lawsuit-trial-2437891411.html
62.  June 8, 2017: When the defendants sought an interlocutory appeal of that order, Judge  Aiken denied the Trump administration’s motions on June 8, 2017.
63.  June 13, 2017: https://insideclimatenews.org/news/13062017/kids-climate-change-lawsuit-childrens-trust-jayden-foytlin-louisiana 
64.  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_4094e87487-430d3f9589-116147993June 15, 2017: https://thinkprogress.org/dakota-access-pipeline-judge-orders-environmental-redo-6ff79d3b0ec0 
65.  June 15, 2017: https://thinkprogress.org/dakota-access-pipeline-judge-orders-environmental- redo-6ff79d3b0ec0
66. June 16, 2017: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/593d55bce4b0b65670e56b6e
67.  June 28, 2017: https://www.ourchildrenstrust.org/us/federal-lawsuit/ On June 28, 2017, Judge Coffin issued an order releasing the fossil fuel industry defendants from the case, and setting a trial date for February 5, 2018 before Judge Aiken at the U.S. District Court of Oregon in Eugene
68.  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.

69.  July 6, 2017: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/this-is-what-the-world-has-come-to-15- year-olds-have_us_595d4d59e4b0cf3c8e8d55d8
70.  July 6, 2017: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/childrens-trust-takes-trump-court-climate- change/?utm_content=buffer8a977&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_cam paign=buffer
71.  July 7, 2017: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/we-youth-cant-vote-but-thats-not- stopping-us-from_us_595fd061e4b08f5c97d06961
72.  July 25, 2017: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/my-friend-and-i-are-both-15-years-old- we-have-no-choice_us_5977e962e4b0c6616f7ce620
73.  Aug 14, 2017: https://www.pdxmonthly.com/articles/2017/8/14/meet-the-oregon-attorney- suing-president-trump-over-climate-change#.WZIdBIwrhUA.facebook
74. August 28, 2017: https://www.ourchildrenstrust.org/federal-proceedings/
75.  Sept 9, 2017: https://www.ourchildrenstrust.org/washington
76.  Nov 17, 2017:  https://insideclimatenews.org/news/17112017/climate-change-lawsuit-kids-donald-trump-administration-our-childrens-trust

 

 

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 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.

76.  Sept 12, 2017:  https://static1.squarespace.com/static/571d109b04426270152febe0/t/59b8304680bd5e956c905446/1505243206878/2017.09.12+Trump+Desperate+to+Dodge+pr.pdf   Trump Desperate to Dodge Kids’ Climate Trial, but Ninth Circuit gets the Next Word
77.  More to come!

78. More updates!
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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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