March 9: Most Important Climate Lawsuit Ever | Our Children’s Trust’s Fundraiser

“On March 9, the U.S. District Court will hear arguments on the most important climate case ever to be heard in a court of law against the government most responsible for climate change.

“We need your help to insure that all 21 youth plaintiffs, and Dr. James Hansen as official guardian for all future generations, are in court on that day, when the eyes of the court and of the nation will be upon these young people.

“The March 9 arguments will determine if the court will allow the youth’s claims that they have a fundamental constitutional right to be free from the dangers posed by greenhouse gas pollution, and that the government has a public trust obligation to protect the atmosphere and climate system for the benefit of future generations, to proceed to trial.

“It is critical that all 21 of the youth plaintiffs be present before the federal court on March 9 to . . . .”  www.crowdrise.com

GR:  Do governments have a public trust obligation to protect the atmosphere and climate system for the benefit of future generations?  The outcome of this suit will have global consequences. Please make a contribution to show your support.

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