Skip to comments.Hawaii school students sue transport department over pollution crisis and claim 'rising tides are washing up ancestors' BONES' - months after Montana youths won landmark climate change trial (only 7.14 years left)
Posted on 12/03/2023 12:36:54 PM PST by Libloather
Fourteen Hawaiian school students are suing the transport department for infringing on their right to grow up in a healthy environment by polluting it with greenhouse gases.
Ranging in age from 10 to 19, the plaintiffs claim they have been 'seriously injured' due to the government violating constitutional pledges to decarbonize the transport sector by 2045.
Their complaint says global warming is threatening age-old agricultural industries in Hawaii, while rising sea levels are projected to wipe out entire communities within the plaintiffs' lifetimes.
It also laments the emotional distress suffered by the young Pacific islanders - sparked by 'climate anxiety' and the destruction of their cultural traditions, citing examples like the bones of their ancestors being washed up by rising tides.
It is the second lawsuit of its kind - echoing the landmark trial in Montana where in August a judge ruled in favor of 16 youths who claimed the state government's use of fossil fuels was harming their health.
The Hawaiian youth advocates are represented by attorneys from non-profit Our Children's Trust, and their case is set to play out in the Environmental Court of First Circuit in June 2024.
The lead plaintiff, 15-year-old Navahine Fukumitsu, claims that her family's livelihood, which has relied upon farming kalo crops for more than 10 generations, is now under threat due to increasingly extreme climate conditions like droughts and floods.
Navahine, from Hakipu'u, Honolulu, said rising sea levels are also destroying the delicate pH balance in the soil needed for farming.
Her parents also work as caretakers of the historic 125-acre Mōli'i fishpond - but the threadfish, muller and milkfish which feed the local community are now often deluged by high tides which wash in invasive jellyfish and pollutants.
Navahine is also claiming for 'emotional harm'...
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Students - or left-wing lawyers using the kids as meat puppets?
The Hawaiian islands will cease to exist in 80 million years. What is this young lady gonna do to stop that
I’d say the later.
Look for the adults behind them.
And the irony is they only exist because of the eruption of a volcano which spewed who knows how much co2 into the air amongst other things.
Hawaii school students
Some people think witches still exist and voodoo dolls work.
Bones 🦴🦴🦴 wash up on shore?
They float like very small rocks? Or a duck 🦆🦆🦆?
Bunch of whining lowlifes... get a job, morons!
non-profit Our Children’s Trust
We must stop the flights and the ships from traveling to/from Hawaii to save their environment.
Exactly. But these impressionable young fools eouldn’t know about geological forces. Too caught up in the hysteria of an isolated variation removed from the context of drivers measured over thousands and millions of years
They’re pagan savages. Don’t leave stuff in your car either.
That trial could have easily gone the other way if not for the Montana governor who refused to enlist the offered help of Dr. Ed Berry.......
So the question is, who paid him off?
Immediately REVOKE the driving privileges of the Lawyer and every defendant and their entire families, put them all on the Permanent No Fly list...
FORCE them Today to live up to their stupidity.
The state needs to sue the ungrateful little bass turds for all money the local, state and Federal government provides to them and their families for schooling, healthcare, food stamps, housing, road repair, police protection, public transportation, local government jobs for their family members, cash assistance aid for “needy families” and much more free stuff they get. First thing to do is close the schools and all public hospitals. Let the brainly little bass turds and their cellphones take care of themselves.
Also, make their suit a loser pays gig. That’ll teach the little bass turds.
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