Globalism is unpopular these days, but global leadership and cooperation is the key to surviving together or dying alone. The US has to lead.
1.5C its a weighted average of ocean and land. Earth is 70% ocean (the orb should be call The Ocean and not The Earth), and 30% land. Over land we’re about 1.9C already according to NASA. Thus, the picture is worse than it looks.
If McCarthy & the House blows up the world economy by not passing a clean debt limit bill, our place as leader in the world on any topic is pretty much kaput.