I don’t think Joe Biden has any idea how radically the world that we take for granted has changed across history and will continue to change regardless of our actions.
“When I went over to the tank in the Pentagon when I was first was elected vice president with President Obama, the military sat us down and let us know what the greatest threats facing America were, the greatest physical threats,” he said. “This is not a joke. You know what the Joint Chiefs told us the greatest physical threat facing America was? Global warming.
“There will be significant population movements, fights over land, millions of people leaving places because they’re literally sinking below the sea in Indonesia, because of the fights over what is arable land anymore,” he added. …”
Here in the South, the shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico has advanced into and out of the Gulf Coastal Plain at least 20 times over the past several million years. The delta of the Mobile River used to be beyond Dauphin Island and what is now Mobile Bay is a flooded river valley. Florida is a relatively recent development and the world is a lot cooler than it has been throughout most of history.