United Nations Third Optional Protocol
The main petitioners are Swedish activist Great Thunberg and American activist and Earth Uprising founder Alexandria Villaseñor.
Chiara Sacchi from Argentina, Catarina Lorenzo from Brazil, the other petitioners, who are between 8-17, that are part of the lawsuit Iris Duquesne from France, Raina Ivanova from Germany, Ridhima Pandey from India, David Ackley III, Ranton Anjain and Litokne Kabua from Marshall Islands, Deborah Adegbile from Nigeria, Carlos Manuel from Palau, Ayakha Melithafa from South Africa, Ellen-Anne from Sweden Raslen Jbeili from Tunisia and Carl Smith from the USA.
Meet the 16 children that filed a landmark complaint on the climate crisis today. #ChildRights #ChildrenVsClimateCrisis #UNGA
– UNICEF (@UNICEF) September 23, 2019
The lawsuit is filed against five countries Germany, France, Brazil, Argentina, and Turkey.
The Convention does not apply to any person or any other person. Major emission contributors, USA, China and the other nation's part of the European Union.
The petition talks about their future and how it will be affected by climate change.
According to the petitioners, these five countries are "causing and perpetuating the climate crisis" by "failing to reduce their emissions." the activists harm their own right to their own lives, and their indisputable petitioners
If the activists win the lawsuit, the countries named will be forced to work on the problem and take part in existing initiatives.
This petition was announced at the headquarters of UNICEF in New York after Greta Thunberg delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations General Assembly. During her speech she blamed her husband, saying that she did not forgive them, she said, "I'm sorry!" Alexandria Villaseñor (@ AlexandriaV2005) September 23, 2019
The petition can be read here .