YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Climate Science Could Land Polluters In Court

Cutting-edge research could tip the scales in legal crusades to cut emissions, while lawmakers are prioritizing clean-energy developments and green spaces.
YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Climate Science Could Land Polluters In Court

Good things are happening! In California, industrial spaces are being turned into parks and gardens, while natural-gas plants are being replaced by a massive build-out of zero-emission power projects. Oregon, meanwhile, just set some of the most ambitious carbon-reduction goals in the country. If that’s not enough, businesses spewing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere could soon be facing far more serious legal actions, courtesy of powerful new studies on climate change. Yeah science!

Also:

• A modern-day version of a debtors’ prison just got shut down.

• The Freedom Riders return.

• A new version of a crusading criminal-justice news outlet is rising from the ashes.


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