Noam Chomsky, ‘The Human Species Has Never Faced A Question Like This’
Noam Chomsky, 'The Human Species Has Never Faced A Question Like This’
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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.
What do you see as some of the wider implications of the Juliana vs USA case?
Why aren’t environmental laws working?
Environmental law professor Mary Wood discusses the problem of legislators and government agencies being captured by the industries they are supposed to regulate, which has contributed significantly to the present climate change crisis.
What gives you hope that we can find a way out of today’s environmental crises?