It’s Gettin’ Hot in Here

 

John Kerry has come under some heat after his recent remarks comparing climate change to ISIS. According to Kerry, the environmental impact of air conditioning poses as big a threat to life on our planet as ISIS. While at a climate change meeting, in reference to international conferences on fighting ISIS, Kerry opined that, “It’s hard for some people to grasp it, but what we — you — are doing here right now is of equal importance because it has the ability to literally save life on the planet itself.”

ISIS Al-Qaeda Militants Fighting Syrian Civil War

Oct 17, 2013 – Aleppo, Syria – ISIS fighters holding the Al-Qaeda flag with ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ written on it. on the frontline. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant aka ISIS. The group An-Nusra Front announced its creation January 2012 during the Syrian Civil War. Since then it has been the most aggressive and most effective rebel force in Syria. The group has been designated as a terrorist organization by the United Nations. April 2013, the leader of the ISIS released an audio statement announcing that Jabhat al-Nusra is its branch in Syria. (Credit Image: © Medyan Dairieh/ZUMA Wire/ZUMAPRESS.com) (Newscom TagID: zumaglobalfour067255.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

As a result of Kerry’s statement, a petition from change.org has been established to remove air conditioning from all State Department properties “...including but not limited to embassies, consulates, office buildings, etc., all vehicles owned and/or operated by the Department, and any other property, real or movable, owned, rented, or otherwise employed by the Department.” Since the petition’s inception on Sunday, July 24th, 2016, the petition has received over 30,000 signatures.

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Steve is just a normal guy who loves to play. If he had been born in another time, he would have been an explorer. Steve loves playing outside and spends time with his awesome wife, Miriam, and his children, Elijah, Andrew, Abby and Emma. He works at Black Diamond Services, a service company in Utah and studies at the University of Utah.
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