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‘Big problems’: The Supreme Court handcuffed EPA on climate change. What comes next?

  • July 04, 2022

In a 6-3 decision Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative bloc limited the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to address climate change, experts said, but the decision could have wider implications.

The ruling marks a major inflection point in two storylines. Groups pushing for more robust action on climate, which scientists warn is needed to ward off a collection of global catastrophes, said the decision handicaps the federal government’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. energy sector, the second-largest contributor of such pollutants after transportation.

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