*King County Judge Rules on Climate Change

In an historic decision, a King County judge ruled the State of Washington was failing in it’s duty to address climate change.

Judge Hill said:

The reason I’m doing this is because this is an urgent situation. (…) These children can’t wait, the polar bears can’t wait, the people of Bangladesh can’t wait. I don’t have jurisdiction over their needs in this matter, but I do have jurisdiction in this court, and for that reason I’m taking this action.

Read the story here.

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