Posts Tagged greenhouse

Supreme Court Hot & Cold About Global Warming

December 5, 2006

From The New Yorker: Thirty-six years ago this month, President Nixon signed the Clean Air Act in a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. The act—the product of a bipartisan effort extraordinary even for a day when bipartisanship was unexceptional—had been hammered out by a group of senators that included Democrats Edmund […]

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Supreme Court Hears Global Warming Case

November 30, 2006
Supreme Court Hears Global Warming Case

Frustrated by Bush administration inaction on global warming, states and environmentalists urged the Supreme Court Wednesday to declare greenhouse gases to be air pollutants that the government must regulate. The court’s first case on the politically charged topic showed an apparent split between its liberal and conservative justices, with Anthony Kennedy potentially the decisive vote […]

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