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How dare you! US Supreme Court limits federal powers to cut carbon emissions




Teenager Greta Thunberg won’t be happy as the U.S. Supreme Court has limited the federal government’s power to pass sweeping regulations to cut carbon emissions from power plants in a ruling that will undermine President Joe Biden’s plans to fight climate change.

The court’s 6-3 ruling limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal and gas-fired power plants under the landmark anti-corruption law. -Clean Air Act pollution.

Mr. Biden’s administration is currently working on new regulations.

The court’s six Tories had a majority on the decision, drafted by Chief Justice John Roberts, while the three Liberals disagreed.

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