More than a billion people face a terrible heatwave in India and Pakistan.
In Rajasthan state in northern India, where few can afford air conditioning, thermometers now regularly read above 44 degrees.
Meanwhile, Jacobabad in Pakistan is predicted to reach 50 degrees, which would be 11 degrees hotter than the April average.
South Asia’s increasingly intense heatwaves are a death sentence for hundreds of the region’s poorest people every year.
All the words spoken at last year’s Cop26 conference seem to have evaporated.
Instead, the war in Ukraine gave them a much-needed excuse to ramp up fossil fuels.
Biden should not be spending another $33 billion on weapons for Ukraine.
We need real action and real resources to tackle global climate change instead.