As the year draws to an end like many Americans, Seth Meyers reflected on just how horrible 2016 was. He also gave light to the fact that while it’s been bad, it could very well get worse. This has a lot to do with the very real issue of climate change. While many would have hoped that Donald Trump would have changed his position on climate change/global warming:
The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 6, 2012
(Yes, it’s still there. Even though:
But, I digress.) His latest cabinet picks suggest that his stance will remain the same as his time in office draws even closer.
Seth Meyers opened with, “Climate scientists now say 2016 will be the hottest year in Earth’s recorded history, which means 16 of the 17 hottest years on record have come since 2000,”. All these issues with climate change, Trumps victory, and the cubs worlds series win are according to Meyers, “three out of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.”
Check out his monologue: