'We are the ones we've been waiting for.'
Out of all the things teenagers are known to do, suing the U.S. government isn't one of them.
Go ahead and add it to the list.
15-year-old Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez and 20 other young people ages 8 to 20 have sued the government for its inaction on climate change — and so far they've been successful. This is, needless to say, unprecedented.
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