Young Americans Sue Government to Stop Global Warming, Polluter Interests Granted Intervention To Defend:
Last May, a group of young Americans, fed up with government inaction on climate change, decided to sue to protect their future. The group, led by 16-year old Alec Loorz, founder of Kids vs. Global Warming and the iMatter campaign, filed legal actions against the federal government and 49 states, seeking to force the states and federal government to develop a comprehensive plan to reduce greenhouse gas pollution to levels deemed necessary by the best available science.
And here’s a video about young Alec Loorz’s path to plaintiff-dom.