This article discusses how The Government Is Trying to Silence 21 Kids Hurt by Climate Change. The U.S. has a climate policy, and it wants the Supreme Court to enforce it. That policy: No such thing.
On July 18, 2018, a crowd of young people demonstrated in front of the federal courthouse in Eugene, Oregon, to call attention to their lawsuit against the federal government. It was a classic Oregon summer day—morning clouds blowing off by midday, blue sky above, low humidity. Almost paradise. It was also, like virtually every day in July, hotter than average. And there was a hint of smoke in the air.