Finally, a Supreme Court victory for Al Gore

The Supreme Court delivers a blow to Bush on global warming.

Published April 2, 2007 3:17PM (EDT)

In a blow to the Bush administration, the Supreme Court has just ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must revisit its decision that it lacks the power to regulate the emission of greenhouse gases that cause global warming.

Writing for a 5-4 majority, Justice John Paul Stevens said that the EPA has offered a "laundry list" of excuses but "no reasoned explanation for its refusal to decide whether greenhouse gases cause or contribute to climate change."

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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