Youth Climate Activists See Legal Wins in Germany

Youth Climate Activists See Legal Wins in Germany

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer At the end of April, in a case brought by youth climate activists, Germany’s highest court ruled that the German government’s commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions were insufficient to meeting future needs. Then a week later, the Ministry of Environment proposed to increase Germany’s emissions reduction target to […]

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Disputes About Climate Change Splits Generations

Disputes About Climate Change Splits Generations

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Contributing Writer While most Americans believe that the climate is changing, and would like the federal government to take action, there’s a sizeable generational disparity in the level of climate concern. Eighty percent of voters aged between 18 and 29 consider global warming to be “a major threat to life on […]

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