The Obama administration is working with the United Nations on a climate change agreement and reportedly has no plans to keep Congress in the loop:
In preparation for this agreement, to be signed at a United Nations summit meeting in 2015 in Paris, the negotiators are meeting with diplomats from other countries to broker a deal to commit some of the world’s largest economies to enact laws to reduce their carbon pollution. But under the Constitution, a president may enter into a legally binding treaty only if it is approved by a two-thirds majority of the Senate.
Part of the agreement would allow the U.N. to publicly “call out” countries they deem threats to the environment, including the United States. Dana Perino doesn’t like the sound of that:
The Obama administration’s plan to skirt Congress on a climate change agreement with the U.N. made National Review’s Jim Geraghty and others take notice of Obama’s governing style preference:
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