Aji P. v. State of Washington

by Leon Qiu In Aji P. v. State of Washington, the youth petitioners argued in a judicial review claim that the fundamental human right to a healthful and pleasant environment was not upheld by Washington’s use of fossil-fuel-based energy and transportation systems. Greenhouse gases emitted from these systems thereby failed to mitigate against climate change....

Climate Change: Another Victim Of The Politicization Of The Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court has limited EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases, but leaves open options for the EPA to fight climate change. The ruling came as part of a series of rulings led by the new conservative supermajority. The basis of the ruling was the “major questions doctrine” which leaves other regulations potentially vulnerable.