Texas Court Rules Air Deserves Same Protection As Water

Climate Central: A court ruling in Texas this week may have significant implications for groups seeking to use the courts to force individual states to act on climate change. Texas District Court Judge Gisela Triana ruled that the atmosphere is part of the "public trust,' which means it "must be protected for public use' under common law principles, according to the Associated Press. The Texas Environmental Law Center, along with the nonprofit organization Our Children's Trust, brought the case against the......

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