Supreme Court curbs EPA’s ability to cut greenhouse-gas emissions

In the third major high-court decision in the last two weeks to deal a blow to public health, a 6–3 U.S. Supreme Court majority restricted the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to effectively regulate the greenhouse-gas emissions that cause climate change and have been proven to harm the public health.

“Regulating and reducing greenhouse-gas emissions is critical for combating the climate crisis and its major health implications, impacting the respiratory, cardiovascular and immune systems of the U.S. population,” said AMA President Jack Resneck Jr., MD.

My latest for the AMA. The whole shebang.