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Atmospheric Recovery Litigation: Making the Fossil Fuel Industry Pay to Restore a Viable Climate System

@article{Wood2015AtmosphericRL,
  title={Atmospheric Recovery Litigation: Making the Fossil Fuel Industry Pay to Restore a Viable Climate System},
  author={Mary Christina Wood and Dan Galpern},
  journal={Environmental Law},
  year={2015},
  volume={45},
  pages={259}
}
At its core, the public trust principle encompasses the reserved and inalienable fights of citizens to a healthy environment. The principle imposes a sovereign duty on government to protect crucial natural resources for the benefit of present and future generations of citizens. The climate system and atmosphere support all lite on Earth, yet governments worldwide continue to allow carbon dioxide polludon that propels climate disruption. Scientists have made clear that such pollution imperils… 

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