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CLIMATE CHANGE KIDS by ZUMA Press Award Winning Nature Photographer Robin Loznak : Launched Tuesday November 13, 2018: Full Multimedia Experience: Go to zReportage.com. STORY SYNOPSIS: A group children, youngest only nine, sued the U.S. government in 2015. The charge, that climate change and its effects on them once grown up are going ot be tragic and government needs to take action on behalf of them. 'Juliana v. United States' is winding it ways thru the course and the jury is out on how it will end. A classic David vs Goliath or American Eco Little Ninja Warriors versus U.S. Government.
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April 17, 2018 - Miami, FLORIDA, U.S - Youth plaintiffs and their attorneys hold a press briefing on the steps of the Miami-Dade Courthouse in Miami in conjunction with a lawsuit they filed against the state of Florida over climate change on April 16th. The youth are represented by attorneys in Florida and the case is lead by the Oregon based Our Children's Trust legal team. Our Children's Trust has filed similar cases in several states and are leading a historic case against the federal government.
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September 8, 2018 - San Francisco, California, U.S - Young dancers perform during the Rise for Climate Jobs and Justice climate change march in San Francisco.
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April 27, 2017 - Washington, District of Columbia, U.S - Youth plaintiff JOURNEY ZEPHIER and attorney PHILIP GREGORY stand on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., during as press conference . Zephier is one of 21 plaintiffs represented by Our Children's Trust in a landmark federal lawsuit which accuses the federal government of violating their constitutional rights.
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December 11, 2017 - San Francisco, CALIFORNIA, U.S - Youth plaintiff VICTORIA BARRETT speaks at a rally following a hearing in the landmark Juliana v. U.S. climate change lawsuit at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. The court was holding a hearing on a motion by the Trump administration to stop the lawsuit from proceeding to trial. The case involves 21 young people suing the federal government over their constitutional right to a stable climate. They hope to force the Trump administration to institute a science based climate recovery program.
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September 13, 2016 - Eugene, Oregon, U.S - Plaintiff KELSEY JULIANA speaks during a press conference on the steps of the Federal Courthouse in Eugene. Twenty-one youth plaintiffs are suing the federal government in an attempt to force science based action on climate change change.
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April 27, 2017 - Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, U.S - Plaintiff MIKO VERGUN is one of the 21 youth between the ages of 9 and 21 who are suing the federal government on constitutional grounds over climate change. The non-profit Our Children's Trust law firm of Eugene, Ore., is spearheading the ground breaking legal action. The case is on course to go to trail in federal court in Eugene in the fall of 2017.
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April 17, 2018 - Miami, FLORIDA, U.S - Youth plaintiff DELANEY REYNOLDS is one of 8 youth who held a press briefing on the steps of the Miami-Dade Courthouse in Miami in conjunction with a lawsuit they filed against the state of Florida over climate change on April 16th. The youth are represented by attorneys in Florida and the case is lead by the Oregon based Our Children's Trust legal team. Our Children's Trust has filed similar cases in several states and are leading a historic case against the federal government.
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April 21, 2018 - Shismeref, ALASKA, U.S - Youth plaintiff SEAU SINNOK stands on the seawall of his village of Shismeref on the shore of the Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska. Shismeref is one of several coastal villages in Alaska which are in imminent danger from the effects of climate change. Residents of the small mostly Inupiaq Eskimo village have voted to relocate their entire community from the barrier island that has been steadily disappearing because of erosion and flooding attributed to climate change. Sinnok is one of 17 youth from all over Alaska have filed a constitutional lawsuit against the state over climate change. They are asking the state of Alaska to institute a science based plan to lower the emissions of greenhouse has emission in the state. The case is similar to cases in several other states and a landmark Federal lawsuit files by the non-profit ''Our Children's Trust'
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April 12, 2018 - Eugene, Oregon, U.S - Plaintiffs and attorneys in the Juliana v. U.S. climate change lawsuit leave the federal courthouse in Eugene after a case management hearing. The case involves 21 young plaintiffs from all over the United States suing the Trump administration over climate change. On Thursday the district judge set the trial to begin on Oct. 29, 2018 in Eugene.
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September 13, 2016 - Eugene, OREGON, U.S - Plaintiff NATHAN BARING is one of the 21 youth between the ages of 9 and 21 who are suing the federal government on constitutional grounds over climate change. The non-profit Our Children's Trust law firm of Eugene, Ore., is spearheading the ground breaking legal action. The case is on course to go to trail in federal court in Eugene in the fall of 2017.
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April 27, 2017 - Washington, District of Columbia, U.S - Our Children's Trust lead attorney JULIA OLSON stands in front of the Supreme Court during a press conference on the sidewalk in Washington. The youth are are part of 21 plaintiffs in a landmark federal lawsuit which accuses the federal government of violating their constitutional rights and is attempting to force the government to produce a science based response to climate change.
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April 27, 2017 - Washington, District of Columbia, U.S - Youth plaintiff XIUHTEZCALT MARTINEZ is interviewed on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after a press conference. The youth are part of 21 plaintiffs represented by Our Children's Trust in a landmark federal lawsuit which accuses the federal government of violating their constitutional rights.
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April 30, 2018 - Anchorage, ALASKA, U.S - Youth plaintiffs ANANDA LANKARD, 7, and TASH ELIZARDE, 18,, listen to oral arguments in the Nesbett Courthouse in Anchorage in Superior Court on the state's motion to dismiss Sinnok v. State of Alaska. The two are part of a group of 17 youth from all over Alaska have filed a constitutional lawsuit against the state over climate change. They are asking the state of Alaska to institute a science based plan to lower the emissions of greenhouse has emission in the state. The case is similar to cases in several other states and a landmark Federal lawsuit files by the non-profit ''Our Children's Trust'
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April 27, 2017 - Washington, District of Columbia, U.S - Sen. RON WYDEN (D-OR) gives a high-five to youth plaintiff LEVI DREHEIM during a press conference on the sidewalk in front of the United States Supreme Court in Washington. The youth with him are part of 21 plaintiffs in a landmark federal lawsuit which accuses the federal government of violating their constitutional rights.
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April 24, 2018 - Shismeref, ALASKA, U.S - Youth plaintiff SUMMER SAGOONICK, 16, stands on the seawall of her village of Unalakleet on the shore of the Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska. Unalakleet is one of several coastal villages in Alaska which are in imminent danger from the effects of climate change. Sagoonic is one of 17 youth from all over Alaska who have filed a constitutional lawsuit against the state over climate change. They are asking the state of Alaska to institute a science based plan to lower the emissions of greenhouse has emission in the state. The case is similar to cases in several other states and a landmark Federal lawsuit files by the non-profit ''Our Children's Trust'
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April 25, 2017 - Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, U.S - Youth plaintiffs, from left, AVERY MCRAE, HAZEL VAN UMMERSON , and SAHARA VALENTINE meet with Sen. RON WYDEN (D-ORE) outside his senate office in Washington, D.C. The girls are three of the 21 youth between the ages of 9 and 21 are suing the federal government on constitutional grounds over climate change. The non-profit Our Children's Trust law firm of Eugene, Ore., is spearheading the ground breaking legal action. The case is on course to go to trail in federal court in Eugene in the fall of 2017.
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September 13, 2016 - Eugene, OREGON, U.S - Plaintiff ISAAC VERGUN is one of the 21 youth between the ages of 9 and 21 who are suing the federal government on constitutional grounds over climate change. The non-profit Our Children's Trust law firm of Eugene, Ore., is spearheading the ground breaking legal action. The case is on course to go to trail in federal court in Eugene in the fall of 2017.
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December 29, 2016 - Roseburg, OREGON, U.S - Plaintiff JACOB LEBEL works on his family farm near Roseburg. He is one of the 21 youth between the ages of 9 and 21 who are suing the federal government on constitutional grounds over climate change. The non-profit Our Children's Trust law firm of Eugene, Ore., is spearheading the ground breaking legal action. The case is on course to go to trail in federal court in Eugene in the fall of 2017.
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April 26, 2017 - Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, U.S - Plaintiff JAIME BUTLER is one of the 21 youth between the ages of 9 and 21 who are suing the federal government on constitutional grounds over climate change. The non-profit Our Children's Trust law firm of Eugene, Ore., is spearheading the ground breaking legal action. The case is on course to go to trail in federal court in Eugene in the fall of 2017.
© Robin Loznak/ZUMA Wire
September 8, 2018 - San Francisco, CALIFORNIA, U.S - Marchers in colorful regalia prepare to march in the Rise for Climate Jobs and Justice climate change march in San Francisco.
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April 17, 2018 - Miami, FLORIDA, U.S - Youth plaintiff LUSHIA PHILLIPS is interviewed after a press briefing on the steps of the Miami-Dade Courthouse in Miami in conjunction with a lawsuit they filed 8 youth against the state of Florida over climate change on April 16th. The youth are represented by attorneys in Florida and the case is lead by the Oregon based Our Children's Trust legal team. Our Children's Trust has filed similar cases in several states and are leading a historic case against the federal government.
© Robin Loznak/ZUMA Wire
April 12, 2018 - Eugene, OREGON, U.S - Our Children's Trust executive director and chief legal council JULIA OLSON, is interviewed after a case management hearing in the Juliana v. U.S. climate change lawsuit outside the federal courthouse in Eugene. The case involves 21 young plaintiffs from all over the United States suing the Trump administration over climate change with the assistance of the non-profit Our Children's Trust legal team.. On Thursday the district judge set the trial to begin on Oct. 29, 2018 in Eugene.
© Robin Loznak/ZUMA Wire
Robin Loznak

Robin Loznak is an award winning Nature and Editorial photographer based in southwestern Oregon.:686



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