Obama Pursuing Climate Accord In Lieu Of Treaty

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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 26: U.S. President Barack Obama returnrs to the White House August 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina to address the national convention of the American Legion. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) | Win McNamee via Getty Images

The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.

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