James Huffman on Ruling in Montana’s ‘Climate Trial’

ABC News – ICLE Academic Affiliate James Huffman was quoted by the ABC News in a story about the latest developments in a lawsuit by young plaintiffs who seek to overturn a Montana law that prohibits the consideration of greenhouse-gas emissions in evaluating whether to grant permits. You can read full piece here.

“The ruling really provides nothing beyond emotional support for the many cases seeking to establish a public trust right, human right or a federal constitutional right” to a healthy environment, said James Huffman, dean emeritus at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland.