Blow to Biden’s climate agenda as US Supreme Court limits federal power to curb emissions

US President Joe Biden’s efforts to enforce environmental regulation in the world’s second-most polluting country have been dealt a major blow by a Supreme Court ruling on air pollution.

The decision from the currently right-leaning court rules in favour of challengers seeking to curb the power of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate pollution from fossil fuel power plants, which belch out 30% of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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