England (along with much of Europe, and—earlier—India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan) bakes in record-breaking heat as 40 degrees centigrade (104 Fahrenheit) is forecast to be recorded in the country for the first time ever. Our aging infrastructure—no air-conditioning, houses built for retaining heat—was built for cold-to-moderate temperatures. The kinds of heat that capitalist climate collapse will bring/is already bringing will cause much of those systems to buckle, and to cause ever-worsening amounts of suffering and death. I’ve got a bottle of ice and a fan working as hard as they can to keep me cool, and the windows are blacked out with tinfoil. Despite that, my brain is leaking out of my ears. As such, I can barely string a sentence together, so here, please enjoy this video of a cop being talked to the same way that cops usually talk to others:
Obvious disclaimer: Do not attempt. That is not how this would usually end.