Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s pitch for the Green New Deal included a warning that the world has 12 years to act or else. Since then there’s been a race to see who can make that deadline even more imminent. Here’s the BBC’s contribution:
— BBC (@BBC) July 29, 2019
A similar hot take from ThinkProgress recently gave the country 14 months to act, which means it’s official:
The science is s̶e̶t̶t̶l̶e̶d̶
— Razor (@hale_razor) July 29, 2019
I thought the science was settled? https://t.co/5exqj9CXiC
— ｎｏｔ░ｚｅｒｏ░ｓｕｍ (@n0tzer0sum) July 29, 2019
Not in the least.
1. What % of scientists say that we have 18 months to save ourselves from the completely fake climate crisis?
— Tom Nelson (@tan123) July 29, 2019
Why do you publish this garbage?
97% of all climate scientists agree that we have a lot longer than 18 months.
— Climate News (@ClimateNewsCA) July 29, 2019
— STOP THE NONSENSE (@freethinkerman1) July 29, 2019
It’s turning into a “predict the end of the world” auction:
C'mon 18 months!!! Can I get 3 months? anyone? 3 months? 18 days? https://t.co/ZVy6qCk561
— Jesting Jodi – The John Adams Stan Account??? (@IMissRWReagan) July 29, 2019
That’s exactly how ridiculous it’s gotten.