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A Supreme Court Victory for Climate and Free Markets

The justices (largely) agree: One way to get power is to use less of it.

Power up. Or sometimes down.

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

In a victory for both environmental and free-market principles, the Supreme Court has just made it easier for the U.S. to cut carbon emissions. Its decision rests on the proposition that the laws of supply and demand can be used to address climate change.

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