Coal pollution starts with local destruction, but eventually it spreads across land and air until it reaches our atmosphere, making our planet’s climate warmer and more dangerous. The people of Muğla, Turkey know this only too well.
People who are leading the defence of Mother Earth: protecting ecosystems, the commons, and fighting to keep fossil fuels in the ground, come up against brutal vested interests. The Escazú Agreement is a ground breaking multilateral agreement signed by 16 Latin America and Caribbean nations that will be a crucial tool for climate and environmental protection in the years to come.
On Monday, October 29th, the 21 youth plaintiffs of Juliana v. United States gathered with their legal team in Eugene, OR and supporters as thousands rallied across the U.S. on what was supposed to be their first day of trial. But a stay issued by the Supreme Court pushed the trial start date back indefinitely, until the Supreme Court cleared the way for the case to head to court.