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Rent-a-Trump

JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

(Cartoonist - Stuart Carlson)

In other news, Trump claimed that his fake border wall was tested by professional mountain climbers but, as you might have guessed, professional climbers say that never happened.

Meanwhile, the FBI has arrested a member of the U.S. Army who was plotting to bomb an unnamed news network and talked about assassinating Beto O'Rourke.

Finally, the U.N.-backed Principles of Responsible Investing (PRI) says financial markets are not prepared to cope with the effects climate change and climate change legislation will have in the next decade.

LONDON (Reuters) - Financial markets risk major disruptions by relying on business-as-usual forecasts that underestimate the impact of climate-change policies that are expected to abruptly tighten next decade, a leading group of investors has warned.

The report by the U.N.-backed Principles of Responsible Investing (PRI), representing investors with $86 trillion of assets under management, joins a growing chorus of warnings that forecasts and investments by oil and gas companies are out of sync with the pace needed to meet energy transition targets. [...]

The study, branded the Inevitable Policy Response (IPR), predicts “an abrupt and disruptive” government policy response to climate change by 2025, which it expects to be a “tipping point.”

It's honestly hard to me for see significant disruption in America policy by 2025, but the rest of the world is another story. They have their own political obstacles, but they don't have the GOP.

  • Draxiar

    We need an environmental president.

    • Tony Lavely

      Along with all the other adjectives that reasonably fit between “an” and “president”. Like law-abiding, to start with.

  • Aynwrong

    “In other news, Trump claimed that his fake border wall was tested by professional mountain climbers…”

    I swear, as soon as I read the word climbers, I doubled over with laughter. Best laugh I’ve had in a bit. My God, he’s a fucking idiot.