Sharon Lavigne Joins Vietnamese Friends in Taiwan to Protest Formosa Plastics
Environmental Justice Advocate Sharon Lavigne of St. James, LA travels to Taiwan to join Vietnamese victims of Formosa Plastics pollution in communities of color and low wealth. (Watch video) Sharon will tell us about her community’s efforts to stop pollution by Formosa and other corporations in Louisiana during our October 24 webinar (register here).
Portuguese Youth vs. European Court of Human Rights
In a landmark case on Sept. 27, six Portuguese youth plaintiffs from areas affected by wildfires took 32 European countries to court. “The applicants argue inaction to tackle climate change threatens their rights including to life, physical and mental wellbeing.” (Via Reuters)
Landmark Climate Case in Montana
A Montana judge recently sided with young environmental activists who said state agencies were violating their constitutional right to a clean and healthful environment by permitting fossil fuel development without considering its effect on the climate. (Via NY Times)