California, Climate Change, and the Constitution
Erwin Chemerinsky, Brigham Daniels, Brettny Hardy, Tim Profeta, Christopher H. Schroeder & Neil S. Siegal, California, Climate Change, and the Constitution, 25 Eɴᴠᴛʟ. F. 50 (2008).
While the United States has of yet not passed meaningful legislation that addresses climate change, several U.S. states are taking steps to reduce the carbon footprints of their industries and citizens. As it has in the past, California is leading the way. But are its actions legal?