9-year-old girl sues Indian government over inaction on climate change
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 1:55 PM
Ridhima Pandey, a 9-year-old girl from Uttarakhand, has filed a petition against the government for failing to take action on climate change. The petition asks the National Green Tribunal to order the government to prepare a "carbon budget" and climate recovery plan. The tribunal has asked the Ministry of Environment and Central Pollution Control Board to respond within two weeks.