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A Citizens' Suit for the Ages

On a recently-published Climate Emergency Forum program titled “The Legal Battle to Save the World,” Dan Galpern and Donn Viviani discuss CPR Initiative’s climate lawsuit against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Plaintiffs include experts Viviani, James E. Hansen, John Birks, Richard Heede, and Lise Van Susteren, along with the public interest groups Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions and Climate Protection and Restoration Initiative. Galpern serves as lead counsel.

The far-reaching citizens’ lawsuit seeks to compel EPA to undertake rulemaking aimed at phasing out lethal greenhouse gas pollution.

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Towards the Return of First Principles, at Year’s End

The rule of law, a prerequisite to justice and fairness, is also fundamental to the ability of governments to attend to their primary duty — “the care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction.” (Thomas Jefferson, March 31, 1809, To the Republicans of Washington County, Maryland).

Our case turns on one fundamental question: Will our government be required to take its primary duty under the law seriously, and so protect the nation from the enveloping whirlwind caused by the continued burning of fossil fuels?

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