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Friday, December 9, 2016

Oregon Youth Climate Lawsuit

Plaintiff KELSEY JULIANA  speaks outside the Oregon Court of Appeals in Salem, on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Juliana filed suit against Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and the state of Oregon for violating her constitutional and public trust rights. The case is seeking a court order to compel the state to take science-based action to address the climate crisis and prevent catastrophic and irreversible impacts. Juliana is also a plaintiff in the landmark federal lawsuit against the federal government over climate change.

Supporters gathered before the hearing

Deflating a large globe outside the courthouse

Plaintiff KELSEY JULIANA plays around with AVERY MCRAE, 11, outside the  Oregon Court of Appeals. Juliana and McRae are both plaintiffs in the landmark federal lawsuit suing the federal government over climate change.

Plaintiff KELSEY JULIANA and AVERY MCRAE, 11, inside the  Oregon Court of Appeals.

Kelsey and her mom after the hearing

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Raindrops keep falling

A raindrop hangs from a small mushroom growing with hundreds more on a tree stump on a hillside near Elkton in southwestern Oregon on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. Cool damp weather has settled into the Pacific Northwest.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Slow shutter creek

It's a 20-second exposure of a babbling seasonal creek in rain soaked southwestern Oregon on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.

If you can make it there

It's my photo in The New Yorker with a very good article about the Youth vs. Gov., case.

Monday, December 5, 2016

On the bubble

A very small spider climbs on a rain soaked fence around a pasture on a farm near Elkton in rural southwestern Oregon on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Mushroom season in Oregon

A small insect climbs on a mushroom growing on a moss covered log on a rain damp hillside near Elkton in rural southwestern Oregon on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Minor flooding makes for majorly happy dogs

A chocolate Labrador named Cocoa and a border collie named Lily frolic in a flooded pasture along a country road near Elkton in southwestern Oregon, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Recent heavy rain has caused streams to rise caused minor flooding in the area.