Friday, September 16, 2005

Global Warming is a Political Question

A federal district court has dismissed Connecticut's public nuisance suit against utilities regarding greenhouse gas emissions.  The court ruled that it lacked jurisdiction because global warming is a "high" political question consigned to the legislative and executive branches.  Connecticut decision. [hat tip to Eleanor Stein of Albany Law School]

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/2005/09/global_warming_.html

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