After scientist have debunked climate change and ‘Global Warming’ fanatic Al Gore even confessed his claims were falsified, they’re still trying to push this down our throats.
Barack Obama is pursuing a sweeping international climate change agreement that would compel the U.S. and other nations to cut emissions, all without getting the okay from Congress.
While the president may not enter into legally binding treaties without backing from two-thirds of the Senate, he and climate negotiators intend to sidestep the Constitutional rule by agreeing to what they call a ‘politically binding’ deal.
It’s a move that has already infuriated congressional Republicans in coal and gas producing states.
Meanwhile, Tuesday’s New York Times report on the proposed deal comes just as a United Nations report on the imminent and irreversible damage of man-made climate change was leaked widely to the press.
‘If you want a deal that includes all the major emitters, including the U.S., you cannot realistically pursue a legally binding treaty at this time,’ Clinton administration climate change official Paul Bledsoe told the New York Times.
Instead, Obama’s deal would blend legally binding conditions the US already agreed to in a 1992 treaty with voluntary pledges to enact carbon-cutting domestic laws.
In essence, the Times reports, the deal would be an update to the treaty ‘and thus, negotiators say, not require a new vote of ratification.’
For Republican leaders, it was another tiresome example of Obama’s willingness to use executive power to work around Congress.
‘Unfortunately, this would be just another of many examples of the Obama administration’s tendency to abide by laws that it likes and to disregard laws it doesn’t like — and to ignore the elected representatives of the people when they don’t agree,’ Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky told the Times.
The deal would require nations to enact new policies but only pledge to specific emissions cuts and to send funds to poorer countries in order to help them cut their own emissions.