By limiting EPA's power, the Supreme Court hit Biden with another climate blow

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The Supreme Court's decision on Thursday to curb the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants is the latest blow to President Biden's climate agenda.

At the start of his presidency, Biden said he would cut greenhouse gas emissions in the United States in half by the end of the decade, but the tools he needs to make his climate plan work are being stripped away. "At this point, I don't see any way to hit the kind of targets they laid out," David G. Victor, an expert in climate policy at the University of California, San Diego, told The New York Times.

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