Citizen Action Monitor

Youth file Petition with US Supreme Court to establish federal government’s responsibility to protect essential natural resources

“This case relies on a foundational principle of government—the Public Trust Doctrine” No 1158 Posted by fw, October 3, 2014 “The youth are appealing a decision by the Court of … Continue reading

October 3, 2014

Youth to appeal decision federal gov’t not bound to protect atmosphere from irreversible damage

Prominent environmental legal scholars continue to support youths’ case No 755 Posted by fw, May 26, 2013 “This case is about the fundamental nature of our government, our constitutional system, … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kids vs Global Warming lawsuit dismissed by U.S. District Court for Washington D.C.

Lawsuit was filed by Alec Loorz and other young climate change activists No 495 Posted by fw, June 5, 2012 District Court Dismisses Children’s Climate Suit Brought Under Federal Public … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Youth turn to legal action as means to power, as means to hold leaders accountable for climate change inaction

No 170 Posted by fw, May 8, 2011 Here, in his own words, Alec Loorz explains why he is suing the US government “for making decisions that threaten our right … Continue reading

May 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

One amazing teen: Sued U.S. gov’t on Wed. Kicks off his “Million Kid March” this Sat.

No 169 Posted by fw, May 5, 2011 Back on November 6, 2010, I posted this piece: 16-year-old Alec Loorz organizing “Million Kid March”. The march takes place over Mothers’ Day weekend. … Continue reading

May 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

16-year-old Alec Loorz organizing “Million Kid March”

No 84 Posted by fw, November 6, 2010 Alec Loorz, the 16-year-old California Wunderkind who founded “Kids vs Global Warming: Empowering Youth to Lead the Green Revolution“,  is now organizing … Continue reading

November 6, 2010 · Leave a comment