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Loose Change: Alaska suit highlights state-level fights over climate policy

October 10, 2019
Alaska’s Supreme Court heard argument Oct. 9 in a case that pits 16 young people from the state against an Alaska law that they say promotes fossil fuels which in turn exacerbate climate change, arguing that the adverse impacts of global warming hurt their rights to life and access to public trust resources under the U.S. Constitution. NBC News has full coverage of oral argument in the case, which is one of several state-level legal fights over climate policy...

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