07/11/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Elena Kagan: A Pragmatic Choice For The Environment

Kagan hasn't written or said much at all about climate change or the government's role in regulating clean air and water or protecting land and species. This fits with a broader critique from the left that she hasn't left a record on anything that reveals her judicial philosophy.

But if actions mean more than words, Kagan's nomination could be good news for the environmental movement.

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