Kids haven't shown feds caused climate change — DOJ
The Trump administration is urging a federal appeals court to finally spike the "kids' climate case."
Admin's top environment lawyer to argue kids' climate case
The Justice Department's environment division is trotting out its top political official to argue the government's appeal in the kids' climate case.
Government challenge to kids' case moves forward
The kids' climate case will take another detour.
Climate trial halted as Trump admin seeks to bar witnesses
The Trump administration is seeking to thwart certain witnesses from testifying in support of young Americans suing the federal government in a landmark climate change lawsuit.
DOJ backing climate science? Blame Obama, official says
A top Justice Department lawyer was quick to point to Obama administration officials Saturday when asked why the government hasn't challenged climate science in high-profile litigation brought by youth plaintiffs.
Government files more motions against kids' climate case
The Trump administration is trying to freeze a federal climate lawsuit, arguing the plaintiffs in the case are seeking a right that does not exist. In court papers yesterday, the government urged a district court in Oregon, where the case was filed, and an appellate court to step in.
Justices OK climate case, but kids have long way to go
The Supreme Court on Friday lifted the hold on a climate lawsuit brought by a group of young Americans against the federal government, ending the legal purgatory that the case had been stuck in for weeks.
Kids rally as climate trial's fate remains murky
Kallan Benson, a 14-year-old climate activist from Maryland, stood in front of the Supreme Court yesterday and sang her version of the pop song "Happy" by Pharrell Williams.
'Goodbye Washington.' Trial records paint 'chilling' picture
In the fall of 1969, White House aide Daniel Moynihan wrote his colleague John Ehrlichman, one of President Nixon's closest advisers, to explain climate change and why it was a problem.
DOJ pushes for dismissal of kids' climate suit
The Trump administration again urged the Supreme Court to dismiss a high-profile climate lawsuit filed by children and young adults, the latest in repeated government attempts to derail the case.
Kids' climate trial might be dead. Here's what it means
There's been a flurry of activity in the lead-up to the trial in a landmark climate lawsuit brought by a group of young people against the federal government.
Stay in kids' case a harbinger of more conservative rulings?
The Supreme Court late Friday stayed discovery and trial in a landmark climate change lawsuit, marking a temporary win for the Trump administration.
Supreme Court pauses kids' case in win for Trump
The Supreme Court today halted a federal climate change lawsuit brought by a group of young people, handing the Trump administration at least a temporary victory in its long-running bid to knock down the case.
Right to safe climate 'simply does not exist' — DOJ lawyer
The kids and young adults seeking to hold the government accountable for climate change impacts have "no legal basis" for their case, the Trump administration's top environmental lawyer said today.
1,000 sermons: Clergy invokes kids' case from the pulpit
Ministers of the United Church of Christ have a goal: 1,000 sermons about the importance of a landmark trial on climate change that starts in 10 days.
Trump admin asks Supreme Court to halt kids' case
The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court again today to hit the brakes on a high-profile lawsuit brought by a group of young people over climate change.
DOJ seeks to limit scientists' testimony at climate trial
The Trump administration doesn't want the trial in a landmark lawsuit brought by a group of young Americans to become a climate change symposium.
Court drops Trump from kids' case
A federal judge today agreed to dismiss President Trump from an ambitious climate lawsuit brought by a group of children and young adults, but the court rejected many of the government's latest efforts to sideline the case before an upcoming trial.
DOJ experts downplay climate, health links
Doctors retained by the U.S. government will likely minimize connections between heat-trapping gases and medical ailments at an upcoming climate change trial, court records show.
Justice Dept. petitions 9th Circuit on kids' case — again
The Trump administration is urging a federal appeals court to stop a national climate change case from proceeding. It's the third time the Justice Department has asked the court to intervene.
Govt. strategy in kids' climate case: Don't attack science
To fight off a lawsuit that claims people have a constitutional right to a safe climate, first blame factors other than warming for harming the plaintiffs. Then argue that the United States can't alone address climate change.
Kavanaugh casts shadow over kids' climate case
The confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court may have already had repercussions on a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by a group of young Americans.
Trump administration aims to sideline kids' trial
The Trump administration is again heading to the Supreme Court in an attempt to derail litigation from a group of kids and young adults concerned about inadequate government action on climate change.
Kids' case tests 'Hail Mary' climate argument
Twenty-one young Americans will go to trial later this month to argue that the government has infringed on their constitutional right to a safe climate.
In blow to Trump, justices won't halt kids' climate case
The Supreme Court denied the Trump administration's long-shot bid today to halt a high-profile lawsuit brought by youth plaintiffs over the government's role in causing climate change.
Trump wants Supreme Court to halt kids' suit
The Trump administration yesterday launched what plaintiffs described as a "last-ditch effort" to halt a lawsuit brought by kids over the government's role in causing climate change.
High-profile climate trial to kick off this fall
The landmark climate lawsuit filed by kids and young adults against the U.S. government will begin in the fall, a judge said yesterday.
These kids envision looming climate havoc. So they're suing
When Victoria Barrett, an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, is approaching middle age, the world stands to be hotter, more crowded and increasingly storm-battered.
Science goes to court. Does skepticism equal 'perjury'?
Climate science is getting its day in court.
Government seeks scientists' doubts for climate court battle
Justice Department lawyers are quietly courting climate scientists for a simmering legal fight that could have massive implications for government global warming policies.