For the background, See–e.g., How Will EPA Tilt at Daubert?
The Supreme Court decided three days ago to take up global warming. In Coalition for Responsible Regulators v. EPA, the SC will review the matter of, “Whether EPA permissibly determined that its regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from new motor vehicles triggered permitting requirements under the Clean Air Act for stationary sources that emit greenhouse gases.”
This is good news considering the petition for certiorari was denied on October 15, 2013 in the matter of Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc., et al., Petitioners, v. Environmental Protection Agency, et al. That case would have decided the matter based on a close look at the admissibility of purportedly scientific evidence, according to standards set out in Rule 702, ensuring that an expert’s testimony rests on a reliable foundation.