A group of six Alaska youth and their guardians are holding the State of Alaska accountable for greenhouse gas emissions.
Nelson Kanuk, a freshman at University of Alaska Fairbanks, is leading the group of youth and asking the Department of Natural Resources to protect the atmosphere by setting specific limits on reducing carbon emissions in Alaska.
Photo courtesy of Ed Ronco, KCAW
He and a group of Barrow High School students will appeal the case though Supreme Court LIVE, an educational outreach program, October 3.
Jeremy Hsieh from KTOO has the full story.