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Noah Feldman

Supreme Court Has Taken Control of Climate Policy

The good news is the justices sidestepped the famous Chevron doctrine. But they articulated what is in effect a new doctrine of administrative law.

For the court, the sky is clear. 

For the court, the sky is clear. 

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By a 6-3 vote, the Supreme Court has held that the Environmental Protection Agency lacks authority to order reduced emissions to fight climate change.

Yes, you read that right.