Sea change?

May 2007
Advocate;5/8/2007, Issue 985, p13
The article reports on a ruling made by the United States Supreme Court on April 2, 2007. The high court recognises the authority given to the Environmental Protection Agency by the Clean Air Act: to limit the emissions of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, that have been proven to contribute to global warming. The impact of climate change is also discussed.


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