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:

A similar hot take from ThinkProgress recently gave the country 14 months to act, which means it’s official:

Not in the least.

It’s turning into a “predict the end of the world” auction:

That’s exactly how ridiculous it’s gotten.