President Joe Biden believes, or at least claimed to believe, that “global warming” is “the only existential threat humanity faces” in 2023.
Biden, 80, made the remarks during a media event in Hanoi, Vietnam, while discussing the perceived need for investment by the richest 20 countries in the world in infrastructure in poorer countries.
“Guess what?” the president said. “In addition to helping the environment overall — and the only existential threat humanity faces, even more frightening than a global war, is global warming going above 1.5 degrees in the next 20, 10 years.”
WATCH: Joe Biden says climate change ‘is even more frightening than a nuclear war’ pic.twitter.com/PF2tPdJmsC
— Daniel Turner (@DanielTurnerPTF) September 10, 2023
“It would be real trouble,” the president said. “There’s no way back from that.”
“There is more carbon absorbed from the air into the Amazon region — into the ground, the ground — than emitted in the entire United States in the same basis [i.e., on a daily basis],” the president said.
“Now imagine if people go in and do what we [the United States] did, 150, 250 years ago, and cut down the forests, start farming in that area, no longer have that great carbon sink. It would be a gigantic problem,” he claimed.
“So we should be going into areas — whether it’s in the Congo or other places — as the G7 nations and as the wealthy G20 nations and providing the kind of infrastructure they need to be able to benefit.”
Anyone who wants to see Biden’s remarks in their entirety can do so below, with his address beginning at about the 1:53:46 mark.
One viewer on YouTube claimed the president had cured his insomnia.
“I finally found a cure for my insomnia, just listen to Biden talk for a few minutes,” user natergator7557 wrote in the comments section beneath the video. “I’m waiting for that large cane to pull him off stage.”
Red flag of a scam: The scammer will instill FEAR and pressure to act immediately.
— MissMAGA2016 (@MissMaga2016) September 10, 2023
How many know that the atomic bomb dropped on Japan is the blasting cap used to create the fusion reaction in a hydrogen bomb?
Japan 4,000 tons of TNT
Today’s Hydrogen bomb 100million
Tons of TNT.
There also is an untested 200million ton Bomb.
If they are used it’s over.
— David L. Rudd (@DavidLRudd1) September 11, 2023
And one user noted the lack of reference to a usual Biden boogeyman.
But is it more frightening than white supremacy?
— IronJawedAngel (@AngelJawed) September 10, 2023
“But is it more frightening than white supremacy?” IronJawedAngel asked in a reply to the video posted on X.