GOP preps plan to block Obama on climate in 2015
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's determined efforts to combat global warming face their biggest trial yet as Republicans take full control of Congress.
Republicans have promised to send Obama a barrage of bills to roll back his environmental rules and force his hand on energy development. GOP leaders will be able to send bills to Obama's desk unimpeded by Senate Democrats for the first time in Obama's presidency.
Success for Republicans would jeopardize a key component of Obama's legacy. And the ramifications would likely ricochet far beyond the United States.
Later this year, nations are supposed to sign a major global climate treaty. If Obama can't make good on commitments he's already made at home, it's unclear whether other countries will feel compelled to act.
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