New Supreme Court Decision Slams The Brakes On Biden’s Climate Change Agenda

The United States Supreme Court has just handed down another decision that is already driving the left positively bonkers.

In a nutshell, the court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency doesn’t have the authority to regulate greenhouse gasses.

This throws a major wrench into the left’s grand plans.

Politico reports:

Supreme Court handcuffs Biden’s climate efforts

The Supreme Court delivered a major setback to President Joe Biden’s ambitious climate change goals on Thursday, ruling that the Environmental Protection Agency does not have broad authority to curb planet-warming pollution from power plants.

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The 6-3 ruling erects a significant obstacle to Biden’s hopes of addressing global warming through executive branch action — barely six months after a Senate stalemate shut down congressional Democrats’ efforts to pass their biggest-ever climate bill.

And the ruling could raise questions about other kinds of regulation where agencies are seeking to use older statutes to address emerging and ongoing social problems, including in health care, telecommunications, finance and other major sectors.

In a statement, Biden called the ruling yet “another devastating decision that aims to take our country backwards.”

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Thursday’s decision by the conservative majority said EPA cannot take the kind of broad approach that the Obama administration had adopted in regulating greenhouse gases from the nation’s power plants. And it put the onus on Congress — which has been unable to pass major climate legislation since Democrats’ cap-and-trade bill died 12 years ago — to give EPA more authority to fight climate change, if lawmakers wish for the agency to act aggressively.

Elizabeth Warren thinks the planet is on fire:

Barack Obama, who owns a beachfront mansion on Martha’s Vineyard, is deeply concerned:

Once again, the SCOTUS is returning power to the people.

Naturally, Democrats hate the decision.

 

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