02/22/2019 - Joseph Goffman

Declaring a National Emergency Won’t Solve the Climate Crisis

Tag: Pacific Standard

Any president who takes climate change seriously should be wary of following in Trump’s footsteps and using emergency powers to address global warming, according to Joseph Goffman, the executive director of Harvard Law School’s Environmental and Energy Law Program—even if the courts ultimately uphold what Goffman says is a clear abuse of Trump’s presidential powers.

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