!--StartFragment-->

Environmentalists are putting an interesting spin on this week's Republican victory in the Senate against far-reaching climate change rules, saying the votes show GOP support for taking action against climate change is rising, not weakening.

Republicans patted themselves on the back Tuesday evening after passing not one, but two resolutions that would repeal the Environmental Protection Agency's contentious greenhouse rules for power plants, including the centerpiece of President Obama's climate change agenda, the Clean Power Plan.

Most scientists say greenhouse gas emissions from the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal and oil, are causing the Earth's climate to change, resulting in more severe weather, droughts and coastal flooding.

Read more on WashingtonExaminer.com