Climate Revolutionary: Creating a legal framework for saving our planet

May 2008
High Country News;5/12/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p6
An interview with Mary C. Wood, an environmental law professor, is presented. When asked about her legal approach on reining in climate change, she refers to the environmental law which the government uses to protect the natural resources. She wants people to understand the concept of orphan shares, wherein government agencies at all levels must act to prevent climate heating. She believes that this realistic approach would help in preventing environmental problem such as climate heating.


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