“Young Colombians file landmark climate lawsuit” – Voice of America – January 29, 2018

On January 29, 2018 Voice of America reported that “(a) group of young Colombians, one as young as seven, filed a lawsuit against the Colombian government on Monday demanding it protect their right to a healthy environment in what campaigners said was the first such action in Latin America.

The lawsuit, filed at a Bogota court, alleges the government’s failure to stem rising deforestation in Colombia puts their future in jeopardy and violates their constitutional rights to a healthy environment, life, food and water.”

During the past years, citizens, institutional investors, municipalities and non-governmental organizations around the world.

You may read the article on the Voice of America internet site.