Gabe Mandell, 14, is president of Plant For The Planet – Seattle and writes on behalf of a group of eight youth petitioners that successfully challenged the Washington State Department of Ecology for its insufficient action to reduce emissions in the state.
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Thursday, November 24, 2016
No Giving Thanks On Carbon Emissions: ‘Business as Usual’ Strategy Literally Doesn’t Cut It
I didn’t travel anywhere for the Thanksgiving holiday this year, yet I am counting my blessings because, together with other petitioners under age 18, I was back in King County Superior Court Tuesday at a contempt hearing against the Washington State Department of Ecology. This was our fourth and...
Friday, May 13, 2016
Emissions Limits Will Test Gov. Inslee's 'Greenest Gov.' Claim
This past Friday, I was in a King County courtroom as history was being made . I am one of eight petitioners under the age of 18 who sued the Washington State Department of Ecology and won – not once but three times! The court not only affirmed that we children have the right to a safe and...