What concerns have you about your daughter’s role as a plaintiff in Juliana vs USA?

Matt McRae, father of Juliana vs. USA youth plaintiff Avery McRae and climate policy strategist

Matt McRae, father of youth plaintiff Avery McRae in the historic Juliana vs. USA climate change lawsuit, reflects on some of his deeper concerns about his daughter’s role as a named plaintiff in the case as well as about her future in a world threatened by climate change, its causes and effects.

Bifrost gratefully acknowledges Stephanie LeMenager, Barbara and Carlisle Moore Distinguished Professor in English and American Literature at University of Oregon, and the leadership of the research network NIES for all their valuable work and support behind the scenes that helped make this video interview possible. Grateful acknowledgment is also made to Torsten Kjellstrand of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication for providing valuable studio facilities where this and other interviews were filmed with Eugene-based activists, scholars, lawyers and plaintiffs affiliated with Our Children’s Trust.
Credit: Hartman, Steven, Peter Norrman, and Matt McRae. What concerns have you about your daughter’s role as a plaintiff in Juliana vs USA? Originally published in bifrostonline.org, 21 September 2018 (CC BY-SA 2.0)