Law’s Jonathan Adler speaks on the Supreme Court shadow docket and how it affects climate change legislation

Supreme Court ‘shadow docket’ casts pall on environmentalists

E&E News: Jonathan Adler, the Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and director of the Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law, discussed the Supreme Court’s decision to stop a signature Obama-era environmental rule dead in its tracks—over the objection of four justices—a move serving as a stunning blow to EPA’s 2015 Clean Power Plan, seeking to curb carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants.