Climate law

Jennifer Hijazi



Jennifer covers climate law. She previously worked at PBS NewsHour before moving on to Courthouse News, where she reported on Congress and the judiciary. She has dual masters degrees in journalism and Middle Eastern studies as well as dual bachelors degrees in theater and art history from the University of Arizona. Her work has also appeared in Vox, Reveal, Scientific American and the Arizona Daily Star.

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'Kids' climate case' was dismissed. What's next?

The decision last week by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to "reluctantly" dismiss Juliana v. United States demonstrated the limits of fighting climate change through the court system, observers said — though they noted it shouldn't be seen as a game-ender either.


Appeals court halts historic kids' climate case

Judges for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals "reluctantly" ruled in favor of the United States today in a case filed by young people who say the government should phase out fossil fuels, a key driver of climate change.