PBS NewsHour

Why teens are suing states to force environmental action

Clip: 04/16/2015 | 9m 5s

Frustrated by the slow pace of progress on climate change policy, an Oregon-based environmental group is using a novel legal strategy called "atmospheric trust litigation" to try to force governments to take action. And the movement is being led those who have a high stake in the welfare of future generations -- students.

Aired: 04/16/15

Rating: NR

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