The Wall Street Journal‘s Editorial Board writes on the latest push from progressive to legislate from the courts.
- Progressive plaintiffs in Juliana v. U.S. are suing the United States for failing to “safeguard the youngest generation’s ‘fundamental constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property’ and ‘essential public trust resources.’
- While dismissed under the Obama and Trump administrations, a federal judge has ordered the Biden Justice Department to hear and negotiate their case.
- The “sue and settle” approach to climate policy is a dangerous precedent to establish. Instead of looking to courts to legislate, we should be turning to open and free markets to create the solutions that are needed to lower emissions.
Read the full article here.