TITLE

Court's Warming Ruling Not So Hot

AUTHOR(S)
Blume, Benjamin A.
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Best's Review;Oct2011, Vol. 112 Issue 6, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author reports that the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in American Electric Power Co. Inc. v. Connecticut has sidesteped important questions about whwther thare can be liability for global warming. The author further says that this decision will do little to abate attempts to respond to global warming through the courts as the court has declined to decide whwther state law tort claims are pre-empted by the Clean Air Act.
ACCESSION #
67075455

 

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