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9-year-old girl sues Indian government over climate-change inaction

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 13, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Jasmin Malik Chua) last modified Apr 12, 2017

Who runs the world? Ridhima Pandey, for one. The nine-year-old girl from India is suing her government for failing to stem planet-warming greenhouse-gas emissions. In a petition filed with the National Green Tribunal this week, a court that handles environment-related cases, Pandey reproached the country's officials for not enforcing their own legislations to mitigate climate change, the consequences of which the "children of today and the future will disproportionately suffer." The tribunal has...






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