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Supreme Court Puts Brakes on EPA in Far-Reaching Decision

By Jan Wolfe and Timothy Puko

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that federal regulators exceeded their authority in seeking to limit emissions from coal plants in a decision that sharply curtails the executive branch’s authority to make policy actions on a range of issues without congressional direction.

06/30/22
                                                               

U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions

By Lawrence Hurley and Valerie Volcovici

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed limits on the federal government's authority to issue sweeping regulations to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in a ruling that undermines President Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change and could constrain various agencies on other issues.

06/30/22
                                                               

Court Decision Leaves Biden With Few Tools to Combat Climate Change

By Coral Davenport Photo: Kenny Holston

One by one, the tools available to President Biden to fight climate change are being stripped away.

After a Supreme Court decision on Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency will have less authority to limit carbon dioxide from power plants, a major source in this country of the pollution that is dangerously heating the planet.

After a Supreme Court decision on Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency will have less authority to limit carbon dioxide from power plants, a major source in this country of the pollution that is dangerously heating the planet.

06/30/22
                                                               

What the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the ‘Clean Air Act’ Means for Carbon Emissions

By Emily Barone Photo: George Frey/Getty Images

On Thursday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that will hamstring the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to regulate carbon emissions from power plants. The outcome of the case is a big deal for tackling climate change going forward, particularly because the Biden Administration had set ambitious goals for reducing emissions, including reaching 100% carbon pollution-free electricity by 2035.

06/30/22
                                                               

Supreme Court’s EPA ruling upends Biden’s environmental agenda

By Maxine Joselow

The Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday limiting the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate carbon emissions could have far-reaching consequences, according to legal experts, which could curb President Biden’s ambitious plans to tackle climate change along with air and water pollution.

06/30/22
                                                               

What you need to know about the Supreme Court’s EPA case

By Dino Grandoni Photo: Dane Rhys/Reuters

The Supreme Court on Thursday curtailed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to cut climate-warming carbon from the nation’s power plants, handing down a decision in the biggest court case on climate change in more than a decade.

06/30/22
                                                               

How the U.S. Supreme Court could hobble Biden’s climate efforts

By Valerie Volcovici Photo: REUTERS/Dane Rhys/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling this week that will determine the degree to which the Environmental Protection Agency can regulate greenhouse gas emissions as an air pollutant.

06/28/22
                                                               

What’s the next outrage from an illegitimate Supreme Court?

By Bill McKibben

Having put us in a post-Roe world, they may be aiming for a post-world world. Since the decision leaked this spring—and, really, since transparently political justices Kavanagh and Barrett won their confirmations—one has expected this moment.

06/24/22
                                                               

The Supreme Court case that could doom U.S. climate goals

Hosted by Sabrina Tavernise Photo: Brian Snyder/Reuters

The government’s power to tackle pollution is not the only question at stake in a potentially far-reaching lawsuit.

06/23/22
                                                               

Republican drive to tilt courts against climate action reaches a crucial moment

By Coral Davenport Photo: Tamir Kalifa for The New York Times

A Supreme Court environmental case being decided this month is the product of a coordinated, multiyear strategy by Republican attorneys general and conservative allies.

06/19/22