‘Total Clown Show’: Kerry Ripped For Climate Comments Amid Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

John Kerry, so-called ‘climate czar’ for the Biden administration, was blasted by critics on Thursday after remarks he made about climate change amid the escalating Russia-Ukraine war.

Kerry’s comments came during an appearance Wednesday on BBC Arabic, he also complained about the potential “emissions consequences” from the war and worried the attention of large countries would be “diverted” from fighting climate change because of it.

“I’m concerned about Ukraine because of the people of Ukraine and because of the principles that are at risk, in terms of international law and trying to change boundaries of international law by force. I thought we lived in a world that had said no to that kind of activity. And I hope diplomacy will win,” Kerry told the BBC.

“But massive emissions consequences to the war – but equally importantly, you’re going to lose people’s focus, you’re going to lose certainly big country attention because they will be diverted and I think it could have a damaging impact,” Kerry added.

 So, you know, I think hopefully President Putin would realize that in the northern part of his country, they used to live on 66% of the nation that was over frozen land,” he continued.

“Now it’s thawing, and his infrastructure is at risk,” he said. “And the people of Russia are at risk. And so I hope President Putin will help us to stay on track with respect to what we need to do for the climate.”

Critics ripped Kerry on social media for focusing on the issue amid an escalating war on the periphery of Europe.