Mark Makela / Getty ImagesBiden administration climate czar John Kerry speaks after being introduced by then-President-elect Joe Biden as he introduces key foreign policy and national security nominees and appointments at The Queen theater on Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware. (Mark Makela / Getty Images)
By Jack Davis
Published February 19, 2021 at 5:15pm
Waving a rhetorical banner of doom and trashing former President Donald Trump, Biden administration climate czar John Kerry proclaimed Friday that looming climate disaster is only nine years away.
Kerry spoke to the Munich Security Conference as part of the hoopla surrounding the formal readmission of the United States to the Paris climate accords, which seeks to reduce global emissions.
“Three years ago, scientists warned that if we want to prevent the worst consequences of the climate crisis, we have to limit the planet’s warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. That’s the magic