Supreme Court sharply limits EPA’s ability to cut carbon emissions from power plants. Other protections are in danger too.

The U.S. Supreme Court is dominated by a 6-3 majority of radical right-wing Republican extremists.  In late spring and early summer 2022 they issued many right-wing extreme decisions that are hurting our constitutional rights.  Here is information about their assault upon the EPA’s ability to protect our environment, climate, and public health from emissions from power plants.



U.S. Supreme Court slashes EPA’s power to protect the climate from power plant emissions: “US Supreme Court Drops Carbon Bomb on the Planet” — One Democratic senator warned the high court’s right-wing majority “could unleash a new era of reckless deregulation that will gut protections for all Americans and the environment.”  June 30, 2022:


The Supreme Court Limits the EPA’s Ability to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions:


Supreme Court Curbs EPA’s Power to Limit Climate-Warming Emissions:


Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions:


A climate organization called for President Biden to take executive action now to stop fossil fuel development and more directly regulate emissions.  The organization also called for Congress to pass legislation expanding the court and restoring the EPA’s ability to push us to a 100% fossil-free future.



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Since the late 1960s Glen Anderson has devoted his life to working as a volunteer for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and progressive political issues. He has worked through many existing organizations and started several. Over the years he has worked especially for such wide-ranging goals as making peace with Vietnam, eliminating nuclear weapons, converting from a military economy to a peacetime economy, abolishing the death penalty, promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society, and helping people organize and strategize for grassroots movements to solve many kinds of problems. He writes, speaks, and conducts training workshops on a wide variety of topics. Since 1987 he has produced and hosted a one-hour cable TV interview program on many kinds of issues. Since 2017 he has blogged at He lives in Lacey near Olympia WA. You can reach him at (360) 491-9093