The planet is turning into a gigantic tinder box
While politicians obsess about inflation and the next electoral cycle, the planet is stewing in its own juices. Triple-digit temperatures in the United States and Europe are killing people because they don’t have air-conditioning, or they can’t reach a 'cooling centre.'
U.S. President Joe Biden, left, pictured on July 15, 2022, with Saudi Prince Mohamed bin Salman. So much for U.S. moral authority in the world, writes Michael Harris. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons