CDP Author: Climate Disobedience and the New “Public Trust” Laws of Nature

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CDP Author: Climate Disobedience and the New “Public Trust” Laws of Nature

CDP Author: Climate Disobedience and the New “Public Trust” Laws of Nature

If you think there’s something odd about the US committing itself to at least a 26 percent reduction in greenhouse gases by 2025 even while federally owned lands produce a quarter of the nation’s fossil fuel energy, you just might be a believer in an old legal concept: the public trust doctrine.

An op-ed written by Ted Hamilton for Truthout.

 

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