Description: Action by eight young people asserting that the State of Florida and its agencies and officials violated fundamental rights to a stable climate system under Florida common law and the Florida constitution.
Status: Opinion and order issued granting defendants' motion for judgment on the pleadings. [ 08/14/2018 ]
Description: Action by young people under 18 years of age claiming that the State of Washington and state agencies and officials violated plaintiffs' rights by creating and maintaining fossil fuel-based transportation and energy systems.
Description: Challenge to county zoning ordinance amendments that would purportedly authorize development of thousands new oil and gas wells annually, as well as related construction and operational activities, without further site-specific assessment.
Status: Colorado Supreme Court denied motion to vacate the dissenting opinion of Judge Laurie Booras and vacate this court’s orders, or at a minimum, reconsider and modify the Supreme Court's court’s opinion in light of the vacated dissent. [ 01/28/2019 ]
Description: Rulemaking petition and subsequent litigation seeking to require Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to deny drilling permits unless they would not adversely impact human health and the environment or contribute to climate change.