'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.
Tribes say feds' climate inaction violates human rights
U.S. tribal leaders and a human rights nonprofit are the latest groups to target the federal government over climate change inaction under international human rights law.
Tough judge for international coal pollution liability case
A federal judge offered a lively and thorough line of questioning today in arguments for a case that could decide whether an international financier can be on the hook for coal pollution in India.
World Bank coal case a testing ground for climate liability
Lawyers will lock horns in D.C. District Court today over whether an arm of the World Bank should provide damages to residents of an Indian fishing village whose livelihoods were affected by a coal plant financed by the International Finance Corp.