How the US Supreme Court Could Hobble Biden's Climate Efforts

The states have argued that the EPA exceeded its authority by trying to regulate CO2 under the Clean Air Act, which could have vast economic impacts.

Valerie Volcovici, Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling this week that will determine the degree to which the Environmental Protection Agency can regulate greenhouse gas emissions as an air pollutant.

The decision may have enormous implications for President Joe Biden's administration and its lofty ambitions to fight global climate change.

Here is an explanation of the case and the issues surrounding it.

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