06 May '11, 8pm

Children Sue, March to Address Climate Change

Children have had it with inaction on climate change, and they're taking action. On the iMatter.org website it says: Thomas Jefferson said, "Every generation needs a revolution." This is ours. Teenage organizers plan to have 1 million children march in rallies across the world from May 8-17. Take a look at the map where rallies are planned for May 8 - you'll be impressed. Going to Court And they're not stopping there - they are taking the matter to court. A group of attorneys representing children and young adults began to file legal actions Wednesday in every state and the District of Columbia to force government to take serious action on climate change. They want the atmosphere to be declared as a "public trust" that deserves protection. The concept has previously been used to clean up polluted rivers and coastlines. So far, lawsuits have been filed in California, Colora...

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