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Supreme Court Takes First Global Warming Case

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Supreme Court Takes First Global Warming Case

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Supreme Court Takes First Global Warming Case

Supreme Court Takes First Global Warming Case

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The Supreme Court agrees to hear arguments on whether the federal government should regulate greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, under the Clean Air Act. Is carbon dioxide a pollutant in the traditional sense of the word?

Guests:

Marlo Lewis, Jr., senior fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute

David Bookbinder, senior attorney for the Sierra Club