Credit: Hartman, Steven, Peter Norrman, and Mary Christina Wood. A clarification of the public trust concept as it applies to the climate crisis. Originally published in bifrostonline.org, 26 October 2018 (CC BY-SA 2.0)
A clarification of the public trust concept as it applies to the climate crisis
Environmental legal theorist Professor Mary Wood clarifies the public trust doctrine as it relates to the atmospheric trust litigation approach she has developed. That apprach is now being tested in U.S. federal court in the historic climate change lawsuit Juliana v. United States.