Emmett Institute on Climate Change & the Environment

Professor Carlson Quoted in Newsweek on Historic Climate Agreement Between the U.S., China

November 12, 2014 – Professor Ann Carlson is quoted in Newsweek about the historic climate agreement between the U.S. and China and its political significance.

 “I think that the president has just signaled to Congress that the EPA action that he’s taking to regulate existing power plants is the centerpiece to reducing emissions consistent with the Chinese agreement, and they have to keep their hands off of it. He’s made it more difficult for the Republicans to curtail that rule,” says Ann Carlson, a co-director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the University of California Los Angeles law school.

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