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Citizens are leveraging human rights to testify against pro-fossil fuel state policies

by Futures Centre, Aug 20
1 minute read

Sixteen plaintiffs, aged five to twenty-two, had alleged the state of Montana’s pro-fossil fuel policies contributed to climate change and violated their right to a healthy environment because of fossil fuel development and won.

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So what?

Citizens are leveraging human rights to testify that the states’ policies violated provisions in the state constitution that guarantee a “clean and healthful environment”, among other constitutional protections.



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  • Silja H. says:

    A recent case at the European Court of Human Rights:

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