Obama administration leaves climate change to Congress, not the courts
School of Law and IoE Professor Ann Carlson is quoted in an LA Times article about the government's plan to combat greenhouse gas pollution.
Environmentalists say they are surprised and disappointed that the Obama administration is urging the Supreme Court to kill a major global warming lawsuit that seeks new limits on carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants.
Carlson, professor of law and director of UCLA’s Environmental Law Center stated, "If the court takes up the case and limits standing in climate change lawsuits, the ramifications would extend far beyond this."
To read the entire article by David G. Savage of the Tribune Washington Bureau click here.
Published: Thursday, September 23, 2010