The Chinese are trying to become the most powerful country.
North Korea is trying to develop weapons with which they can destroy most of the world.
Iran is trying to destroy Israel and then the U.S.
Putin is trying to re-establish the Soviet Union.
… and what is the most important thing to Joe? Global climate. If I were in a place to speak to the man, I would explain that if any combination of the above happens, global climate will be the least of our problems. Then again, I’m not even sure it will do any good to draw pictures for the man. He very likely doesn’t understand. If he can, he doesn’t care. Power and control is his goal as well as those around him. It is not just their highest priority. It is their only priority.