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Impact of Supreme Court Stay on Clean Power Plan

Earlier this week the Supreme Court issued a stay in a 5-4 vote along idealogical lines halting progress on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP), a mainstay of president Obama’s national climate action plan designed to limit greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. The order briefly stated that the CPP is on hold until legal challenges […]Read More

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Challenge to EPA’s Proposed Power Plant CO2 Limits Unlikely to

The Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments on just one question: whether the EPA' can regulate power plant CO2 emissions based on a 2007 mobile source ruling? Win or lose, the ruling is unlikely to derail efforts to reduce fossil fuel emissions or mitigate and adapt to climate change.Read More

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April 3rd-10th: Environmental News Wrap-Up

Supreme Court Justice John Stevens announces his retirement, opening the door for Obama to nominate a second Justice. Grist explains what this means for environmentalism. Is environmentalism not enough, is global warming out of our control, should we focus on adaption rather than mitigation? Ecology.com explores this topic, and discusses Derrick Jensen’s version of environmentalism. […]Read More