So far, states have taken the lead in carbon-control strategies. These state actions, however, could lead to constitutional conflicts—as recent court battles demonstrate. Only the U.S. Congress...
Carbon and the Constitution
State GHG policies confront federal roadblocks.
at 23 (citing Jim Hansen, The Threat to the Planet, N.Y. REV., July 13, 2006).
69. Lisa Weinzimer, Economy-Wide Draft GHG Plan Released by California Air Resources Board, Electric Util. Week , June 30, 2008, at 7, 8. Curt Barry, First RGGI Allowance Auction may Trigger Coal Industry Lawsuits, Carbon Control News , July 21, 2008.