Nature’s Trust Rhode Island
By Peter Nightingale on March 8, 2018
Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas, writing for a unanimous three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, rejected the Trump administration’s “drastic and extraordinary” petition for a court order to drop the landmark climate lawsuit brought by 21 youth supported by Our Children’s Trust. The U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon lifted the […]
By Fossil Free Rhode Island on July 13, 2017
Fossil Free RI and nine other groups sent Governor Gina Raimondo a letter outlining steps that she must champion to provide meaningful leadership at this year’s Summer Meeting of the National Governors Association currently taking place in Providence.
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By Peter Nightingale on April 25, 2017
Our Children’s Trust has been litigating in federal and state court to secure the right to a stable climate and a healthy atmosphere for present and future generations. The approach, based on the public trust doctrine, has had remarkable successes at the state, federal, and global level. At last Saturday’s March for Science in Providence, […]