The 26th United Nations climate conference is wrapping up today. China and the US made a pinky swear promise today to do something in the future, so maybe this whole cartoon is moot and the climate will be fine now.
The week began with the IPCC’s dire report about climate change. And my Nib cartoon for the week also covered it:
I know defeatism is not cool and we’re supposed to take this warning to be spurred into demanding action from our government, but have you met our government?
We’re living in the disaster right now, and Biden is urging OPEC to pump more oil. Not sure the Sunrise Movement is on that fossil’s agenda.
Now I’m off to endure the third or fourth heat wave of Boston’s summer.
We just had a lengthy heat wave here in Boston. This year’s droughts are going to make last year’s wildfires look like nothing. New records for carbon in the atmosphere are being set every week.
And the infrastructure bill that may or may not happen is having all climate mitigation efforts stripped out of it.
Oh, yeah, and the pandemic is still not under control, despite what it feels like here in America.
See you next week with more jokes!