Description: Lawsuit seeking declaration of right under the Montana constitution to a stable climate system and to compel Montana to prepare and implement a remedial plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Description: Challenge to environmental review and approval of a 2019-2024 water transfer program for the sale of water by sellers upstream of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to buyers south of the Delta.
Status: Response brief filed by State of Washington. [ 03/25/2019 ]
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.
Status: Court issued written order dismissing the amended complaint with prejudice. [ 06/10/2020 ]
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: Action voluntarily dismissed by plaintiffs without prejudice. [ 02/07/2012 ]
Description: Action seeking declaration that atmosphere is a public trust resources that the State of California has an obligation to protect for its current and future citizens, including by imposing restrictions on greenhouse gas restrictions.