07 May '11, 12pm

Youth plan legal action against state and federal government over inaction on climate change #green

Youth plan legal action against state and federal government over inaction on climate change #green

With their future at stake, and fed up with inaction to curb climate change, youth leaders are announcing plans for the iMatter March, to mobilise youth against climate change. They are preparing to march in the streets and appeal to the courts in a series of just started legal and administrative actions against the 50 states and federal government. WHAT: Youth-led marches to urge government action to reduce our fossil fuel emissions and halt climate change WHEN: May 7 – 14. Full listings available at www.imattermarch.org/march/all-marches WHERE: Marches will be held across the country, organized by local youth. “Young people will be affected most by decisions that are made today and yet we can't vote, and we don't have money to compete with lobbyists,” said Alec Loorz, the 16-year-old founder of iMatter,. “We do, however, have the moral authority and the legal right to in...

Full article: http://www.celsias.com/article/marches-against-inaction-c...

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