Supreme Court takes on landmark carbon emissions case

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Court to rule whether polluting power stations constitute a 'public nuisance'

America's five top-polluting utilities have secured what promises to be a landmark hearing with the Supreme Court, which could either entrench or reject efforts to ensure carbon-intensive firms curb their...

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