Will Justice Scalia’s Death Impact Global Climate Change?

Will Justice Scalia’s Death Impact Global Climate Change?

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On February 9th, 2016, just months after a historic climate deal in Paris, the Supreme Court temporarily blocked the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, pending judicial review. The court ordered a stay, in a 5-4 ruling, on the Environmental Policy Act regulation while a lower court considers legal challenges from coal-burning utilities, mining companies, and almost thirty states.