The Supreme Court is blocking the EPA’s ability to combat climate change

In addition, the court reduced the agency’s power, commonly known as the “big questions” principle – which would affect the federal government’s power to regulate other areas of climate policy, as well as the Internet and worker controls. Security.

Judgment was given as 6-3. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion for the Conservative majority, while the three Liberal judges disagreed. R.“The law empowers it to create carbon emissions limits based on a generational shift approach,” Oberts said, adding that “our forerunner casts doubt on the EPA’s claim.”

“Under our precedents, this is a big question case,” Roberts wrote.

Roberts wrote that controlling carbon dioxide emissions to a level that would force a nationwide shift from coal use could be a “sensible” solution.

“But it is not credible that Congress has given the EPA the power to adopt such a regulatory plan on its own.”

“The outcome of such scales and consequences rests with Congress, or an agency acting on the clear delegation of that representative body,” he wrote.

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