Mary Wood: Youth Climate Case Decision “Could Be a Legal Game-Changer”


New Economy Law Center Fellow and leading public trust doctrine advocate, Prof. Mary Wood of University of Oregon, reflects on the federal youth climate change lawsuit Juliana v. United States that now will be headed to trial. Wood explains the constitutional claim and cruel irony of this case, its importance in the context of a Trump administration, and what President Obama could still do before leaving office.

Mary Wood. “Earth on the docket: Why Obama can’t ignore this climate lawsuit by America’s youth,” The Conversation, December 15, 2016.

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Mary Wood: Youth Climate Case Decision “Could Be a Legal Game-Changer”