Alaska’s High Court first supreme court in the nation to hear climate change case

APM: Alaska’s high court became the first state supreme court in the country yesterday to hear an appeal in one of more than a dozen climate change lawsuits. The lawsuits pit young people against their states. The plaintiffs claim the state has an obligation to protect the atmosphere from excessive carbon emissions. Nelson Kanuk is a freshman at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the main plaintiff inAlaska’s case. His family’s home in the 600-person village of Kipnuk became uninhabitable......

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