In Quebec, a massive class action has been launched against Justin Trudeau’s Government for its failure to act on the climate crisis.
The action has been brought on behalf of 3.5 million Quebecois who are 35 years old or younger.
The lead plaintiff alleges that Trudeau’s inaction on climate change breaches fundamental rights to life, security and equality.
For The Real News Network, I discuss the case with Catherine Gauthier, the Executive Director of ENvironnement JEUnesse, the lead plaintiff in the proposed class action. Our discussion can be seen and heard here: