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Securing the legal right to a stable climate & healthy atmosphere for all present & future generations #youthvgov #climatechange #climaterights 🌏🌍🌎

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What a week! We couldn’t be more thrilled with our #youthvgov attorneys, plaintiffs, and supporters who put on a stellar performance at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals - both in and out of the courtroom. Now it’s Friday and I know we are all ready for the weekend! 🙌🏿🙌🏻🙌🏽 #fridayvibes #weekendvibes #TGIF #climatechange #climatejustice #resist

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Happiest of birthdays to #JulianavUS plaintiff Kiran! 🎂Kiran is a rockstar in every sense of the word. We are eternally excited to watch the way he moves in the world and work closely alongside him. We know he his making the most of his special day today in Sweden, where he is studying abroad! 🎉

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Not sure who made this projection happen on Monday night, but we love it! Right across the street from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals where attorney Julia Olson made oral arguments for Juliana v. US. The US government cannot continue to knowingly disregard the constitutional rights of youth and future generations, upon whom the repercussions of the government-backed fossil fuel energy system are being forced. We are proud to stand with young people who demand their climate rights be recognized! #youthvgov #climatechange #climatejustice #resist

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#JulianavUS plaintiff Sahara has determination in her eyes as she prepares to enter the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco yesterday. #youthvgov #climatechange #climatejustice

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Co-lead counsel Phil Gregory had his granddaughter Alice on his shoulders yesterday at the press conference following the arguments before the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco. #youthvgov

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The San Francisco Chronicle has high hopes for the #JulianavUS lawsuit. So do we! #youthvgov #climaterecoveryNOW

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This morning, Julia​ ​Olson​, executive director of Our Children’s Trust and co-lead counsel, argued on behalf of 21 Juliana v. United States youth plaintiffs before a three judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The primary issue was whether President Trump and his administration can evade a constitutional climate change trial. Deputy Assistant Attorney General Eric​ ​Grant​ argued, on behalf of the Trump administration and the U.S. government defendants, that the youths’ climate change lawsuit should not be permitted to proceed to trial. In fact, in his arguments, Mr. Grant complained three times that, if Juliana v. United States was allowed to proceed to trial, it would be the “trial of century." Read the full press release at www.ourchildrenstrust.org #youthvgov

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🎶 “We the youth are ready to lead, cause the White House is making it hard to breathe.” 🎶 the Thrive Street Choir leads the #youthvgov rally in song after the press conference. #climatechange #climatejustice #resist #resistance #riseup

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“Our government has known about the dangers of climate change and it has only made it worse” said #JulianavUS plaintiff @xiuhtezcatl at the press conference following the oral arguments at the Ninth Circuit Court of a Appeals. “We can not let our future be determined by those in power.” #youthvgov #climatechange #climatejustice #truthtopower #werise

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#JulianavUS plaintiff Alex talks climate science with Dr. James Hansen while we wait to enter the courtroom at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. #youthvgov #climatechange #climatescience #letsdothis

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#youthvgov plaintiffs make their way into the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals! Their attorney is ready to argue that their lawsuit be allowed to proceed to trial against the Trump administration. #JulianavUS #riseup
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#climatechange #climaterights #climatejustice #riseup #youthrise #civilrights #speakout #resist #resistance

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#JulianavUS plaintiff Alex helping keep the calm with some piano tunes before the youth plaintiffs head to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. 🎶

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#youthvgov plaintiffs get a pep talk from co-lead counsel Phil Gregory. Tomorrow morning they will stand before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to ask that their lawsuit, #JulianavUS, be allowed to proceed to trial against the Trump administration. They are suing the government for causing #climatechange.
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#climaterights #climatejustice #climatewarriors #youthleaders #youth #rise #riseup #resist #resistance #standup #speakout #letsdothis #weready #civilrights #ninthcircuit #9thcircuit #justice

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Give science it’s day in court. #youthvgov Another day changing the world with my best friends. @xiuhtezcatl @achalayana

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You say jump, we say “how high?” #youthvgov #sanfrancisco #streetart #riseup #resistance

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Xiuhtezcatl and Jayden have touched down! #youthvgov

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Plaintiffs Zealand, Miko, & Isaac have made it to San Francisco! #youthvgov #JulianavUS #youthriseup

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#youthvgov plaintiffs Jaime and Victoria are here!

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More from today’s art build! 🤩 #youthvgov

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Levi is keeping busy while we wait for the rest of the #youthvgov plaintiffs to arrive.

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Avery, Tia, Sahara, and Hazel found their way to Portland and met up with fellow #youthvgov plaintiffs Miko and Isaac. We can’t wait for them to get here! ✈️

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We’ve got a stellar group of volunteers getting creative in preparation of the rally to support #youthvgov on Monday. We couldn’t be more thankful! #JulianavUS #putscienceontrial
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#civilrights #climatejustice #climaterights #standup #resist #resistance #speakout #youth #youthleaders

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But look who has arrived in #SanFrancisco! It’s Levi! #youthvgov

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Not even a cancelled flight will stop #youthvgov plaintiffs Avery, Sahara, Tia, Hazel and Zealand from getting to the Ninth Circuit on Monday! #wheretheresawilltheresaway

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Aji, 17, Seattle, WA • "Our federal government has not been held accountable for their gross failure to protect the life and the future life on this earth, forcing us children to take drastic actions."
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On Monday #youthvgov plaintiffs stand before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to ask that their case be allowed to proceed to trial, despite Trump administration's efforts to dismiss this case and deny the rights of a generation.
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#JulianavUS #civilrights #youthleaders #youthleadership #speakout #climatechange #climatejustice #resist #suingtrump

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Miko, 16, Beaverton, OR • "As a teen, I can tell you this is our future we're talking about. We have to stop going about our lives as if nothing is happening."
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On Monday #youthvgov plaintiffs stand before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to ask that their case be allowed to proceed to trial, despite Trump administration's efforts to dismiss this case and deny the rights of a generation.
Click profile to see full collage. Photo: @robin_loznak. .
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#JulianavUS #civilrights #youthleaders #youthleadership #speakout #climatechange #climatejustice #resist #suingtrump

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Kelsey, 21, Eugene, OR • "I believe that climate change is the most pressing issue my generation will ever face, indeed that the world has ever faced."
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On Monday #youthvgov plaintiffs stand before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to ask that their case be allowed to proceed to trial, despite Trump administration's efforts to dismiss this case and deny the rights of a generation.
Click profile to see full collage. Photo: @robin_loznak. .
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#JulianavUS #civilrights #youthleaders #youthleadership #speakout #climatechange #climatejustice #resist #suingtrump

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Victoria, 18, White Plains, NY • "Climate change isn't just about temperatures and weather, it's about people. Our earth will be here for millennia, it's up to us to decide if humanity will be too."
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On Monday #youthvgov plaintiffs stand before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to ask that their case be allowed to proceed to trial, despite Trump administration's efforts to dismiss this case and deny the rights of a generation.
Click profile to see full collage. Photo: @robin_loznak. .
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#JulianavUS #civilrights #youthleaders #youthleadership #speakout #climatechange #climatejustice #resist #suingtrump

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