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Uploaded on Dec 5, 2011
From http://www.witness.org | The science is undeniable. We have fundamentally transformed our planet. This ecological transformation, in turn, has created the human rights challenge of our time: climate change. To address this challenge, hope rests with our youth. In Alaska, it lies with Nelson Kanuk, now age 17, along with seven other youth plaintiffs who are asking the judges and justices of the State of Alaska to recognize that our atmosphere is a resource we all share and depend upon for our very survival. Then, considering our dependence, they ask that the courts compel the government to immediate action to protect the atmosphere's health an in turn, our own futures. Nelson's video is the third in the Trust series -- a series of 10 short films to document the stories of U.S. youth, who are standing up in court to compel action on climate change.
Trust is co-produced by the partners of the iMatter Campaign: Kids v. Global Warming, Our Children's Trust, Kids v. Global Warming, and WITNESS