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U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe is a Republican from Oklahoma and chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Throughout President Barack Obama's participation in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties, known as COP21, international partners should be aware that his commitments stand on hollow ground. The President not only lacks support from his own country, but he has no way to follow through on any of his promises.