The House passed a climate bill last year; a Senate bill fashioned by Senators Kerry, Graham, and Lieberman will be introduced soon. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Congressional Budget Office must judge its costs and effectiveness before debate can begin. Passage is uncertain.
A landmark legal decision has overwhelmingly justified every human being’s right to a healthy environment. The huge victory by young climate activists in Montana is a win for young people all over the world whose future will undeniably be shaped by the effects of climate change. The case,