Supreme Court delays climate action
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court issued a stay on the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. This effectively freezes implementation of the most significant action any president has taken to combat climate change.
Friends of the Earth President Erich Pica issued the following statement in response:
The Supreme Court decision has delayed the implementation of the Clean Power Plan while we are running out of time to combat climate change. It did not, however, address the merits of the case.
The Environmental Protection Agency spent years crafting the Clean Power Plan, which has a strong legal foundation in the Clean Air Act. The rule has overwhelming support among the American people.
This is a call to all who care about our planet to demand more from our politicians as we fight climate change.