Explainer-How the U.S. Supreme Court could hobble Biden’s climate efforts

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By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling this week that will determine the degree to which the Environmental Protection Agency can regulate greenhouse gas emissions as an air pollutant. The decision may have enormous implications for President Joe Biden’s administration and its lofty ambitions to fight global climate change. Here is an explanation of the case and the issues surrounding it. WHAT IS THE CASE? The court, which has a 6-3 conservative majority that has been skeptical toward the power of federal agencies, is due as early as Wed…

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