29 Nov '15, 3pm

Groundbreaking Ruling: State Has Constitutional Obligation to 'Stem the Tide of Global Warming'

Groundbreaking Ruling: State Has Constitutional Obligation to 'Stem the Tide of Global Warming'

“In this important ruling, Judge Hill has made it very clear what [the Department of] Ecology must do when promulgating the Clean Air Rule: preserve, protect and enhance air quality for present and future generations and uphold the constitutional rights of these young people,” said Western Environmental Law Center attorney Andrea Rodgers. “We will hold Ecology accountable every step of the way to make sure that Judge Hill’s powerful words are put into action. This is a huge victory for our children and for the climate movement. To Gov. Inslee, we hope you take this message with you to Paris and heed Judge Hill’s finding that ‘if ever there were a time to recognize through action this right to preservation of a healthful and pleasant environment, the time is now.’”

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2015/11/20/stem-tide-climate-change/

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