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Ann Carlson in The Hill: Environmentalists sound alarm over Barrett’s climate change comments

Environmentalists are sounding the alarm over Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s comments this week casting doubt on the science of climate change, saying her remarks should disqualify her from sitting on the Supreme Court. Ann Carlson, a professor at the University of California Los Angeles’s law school said that Barrett’s ideology may lead to skepticism about these kinds of cases. “If you’re skeptical about climate change does that make you more likely to rule in favor of the oil companies? It probably makes you more suspicious of the cases overall,” Carlson said.