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Children, young adults cannot sue U.S. government over climate change: ruling

A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday threw out a lawsuit by children and young adults who claimed they had a constitutional right to be protected from climate change, in a major setback to efforts to spur the U.S. government to address the issue. [Source]

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Origin: reuters.com

Category: environmentNews

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Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/environment/~3/90oRHrcLXSY/children-young-adults-cannot-sue-u-s-government-over-climate-change-ruling-idUSKBN1ZG252

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