What larger legal principles are at stake in Juliana v United States?

Julia Olson, lead council in Juliana v. United States and co-founder of Our Children’s Trust

Julia Olson, co-founder of Our Children’s Trust, shares her thoughts on the larger legal principles at stake in the historic Juliana v. United States climate change lawsuit, which she heads up as lead council. The case is scheduled for trial in federal court in autumn 2018.

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.