John Kerry Confronted Over His Private Jet Use — His Response Says It All

He’s making such a sacrifice for us all. This interview was in 2019 because Kerry FLEW TO ICELAND ON HIS PRIVATE JET, in order to ACCEPT AN AWARD.

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February 3, 2021 10:08 pm

As one of the little people i can only tug a humble forelock to this fine patrician who fights such a fine battle for the planet. What a hypocritical monster!

John Tillman
Reply to  Alastairgray
February 4, 2021 2:22 am

Icelandair flies directly to Keflavik International from JFK and Newark. JetBlue also has nonstop service from Logan, in case the Heinz-Kerrys still maintain a residence in Boston.

The hypocrites used to own a charter flight company, and still have at least one long-range private plane.

Reply to  John Tillman
February 4, 2021 8:27 am

Even Greta had the decency to take a boat.

Reply to  Alastairgray
February 4, 2021 6:34 am

What I want to know is this.
Will Kerry throw his, or someone elses, private jet over the White House fence?

Reply to  MarkW
February 4, 2021 7:19 am

MarkW, I doubt it will be Kerry to throw a jet over the White House fence because his back is so sore from carrying around all of the hypocrisy.


Reply to  Bob Tisdale
February 4, 2021 11:00 am

Heavy prevaricates the head that wears the crown.

Reply to  jorgekafkazar
February 4, 2021 12:24 pm

Thanks, jorgekafkazar. that made me laugh.


Reply to  Alastairgray
February 4, 2021 1:35 pm

John Kerry puts the “haut” back in hauteur.

Richard (the cynical one)
February 3, 2021 10:10 pm


George Tetley
Reply to  Richard (the cynical one)
February 4, 2021 1:11 am

Demo. Crit

Jim G.
February 3, 2021 10:28 pm

Didn’t they use to call them “indulgences”?

Reply to  Jim G.
February 4, 2021 8:56 am

It really is no different; and likewise allows the wealthy to “sin” as much as they want.

Reply to  Jim G.
February 4, 2021 1:30 pm

Funny. The modern “indulgence” is a “carbon credit”. You can sin as much as you want as long you offset it with enough indulgences carbon credits. Because God wants people to be self-indulgent rather than self-disciplined.

February 3, 2021 10:47 pm

“Fighting climate change” is a figleaf for strutting the world stage on the taxpayers dime.

How many of these carpetbaggers are there now?

February 3, 2021 10:48 pm

So, any time we want to fly anywhere…

All we have to say is that we are doing it to fight climate change.

OK…. I can do that, without getting offset about it.

Reply to  fred250
February 3, 2021 10:57 pm

No, no, you have to say you INTEND to purchase an offset.

Reply to  Eric Worrall
February 4, 2021 5:13 am

Time for a short narrowing that offsets a bit of Kerry’s snottiness.

Reply to  Eric Worrall
February 4, 2021 12:08 pm

Sorry eric.. wording a bit wrong

But you obviously knew what I meant 🙂

February 3, 2021 10:57 pm

He could have accepted in abstentia.
These people are corrupt. I get it.
What I don’t get is millions of people buying into their corruption.
I understand guys like Gates and Buffet. They stand to make $$.
But all of my liberal friends? Except for the Federal workers, they rest will just lose and nothing will be done for the climate.

Reply to  Joel
February 3, 2021 11:17 pm

People like Simon, Ghalfrunt, Stokes, the Berkeley data clown who loved contact tracing guy….these people are buying with all their hearts.

Reply to  Derg
February 4, 2021 12:11 pm

Stokes was working with CSIRO, so has probably been in on the scam from the start.

Simon , half-runt are just mindless gullible chaff.

Doug Huffman
Reply to  Joel
February 4, 2021 4:21 am

Mail it in

Walter Sobchak
Reply to  Joel
February 4, 2021 1:49 pm

How about video?

Reply to  Joel
February 6, 2021 7:21 pm

Do your not-really-liberal friends quietly support Hanoi John and Brat Greta?

February 3, 2021 10:58 pm

I had to see what does. Very pretty site, pretty pickshures, many rich and galmorous peeps in rich and glamorous surroundings, very littlemeat.
At the bottom, though, you find all their partners and sponsors: My, my, the cream sure rises to the top, but nothing floats higher than scum, eh what?

Rory Forbes
Reply to  paranoid goy
February 3, 2021 11:35 pm

You’ll also find it’s the slimiest, gas filled turds that float to the top.

Reply to  paranoid goy
February 6, 2021 7:36 pm

Unfortunately obviously biased – note Sustainable Development in list on their About page.

Small tribal communities could certainly use less costly energy production, instead of diesel fueled electricity generators and furnaces. Does anyone know of small nuclear sources, such as thermo-electric generation from radioactive decay?

Very small ones exist, including in space craft. Radioisotope thermoelectric generator – Wikipedia.

Apparently the method has very low efficiency, but it seems to me that is not a big barrier as the nuclear source is of low cost. ??

Generating steam to drive a turbine may be much more efficient but that has moving parts.

February 3, 2021 11:11 pm

Amongst the many in government easily the biggest 💩 both literally and figuratively.

February 3, 2021 11:38 pm

If all these well-paying jobs are available, why aren’t people clamouring to work in them?

4 Eyes
February 3, 2021 11:40 pm

So if we all offset, the climate crisis will go away. Thank heavens for that.

Reply to  4 Eyes
February 4, 2021 1:50 am

Yes, make sure to make your check out to Al Gore today. Gretas be upon you!

February 4, 2021 12:03 am

Ah, yes…

There are separate rules for the Leftist elites, and different rules for the peasants…

Build Back Better Stupider..

Leftists are evil…

Reply to  SAMURAI
February 4, 2021 12:12 am

Build Back Better…for someone else

Reply to  SAMURAI
February 4, 2021 12:23 am

Greens believe they have a moral license

Reply to  Eric Worrall
February 4, 2021 2:28 am

Endorse it, NOW!

Bryan A
Reply to  Eric Worrall
February 4, 2021 8:23 pm

Yeah, too bad they found it in a Cracker Jack Box

Steve Case
February 4, 2021 1:08 am

Billions spent on environmentally induced asthma.

Bullshit, CO2 doesn’t cause asthma.

Reply to  Steve Case
February 4, 2021 2:01 am

But it does!
Back in the Obama administration, an administration droid asserted that it does. Now understand that in those days, the God King Obama could do no wrong. So that ever since it is well known that carbon dioxide now causes asthma. This is now Given Wisdom.
Now consider the sprawling bureaucracy of the US federal public health system, including the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), HHS (Health and Human Services), and even CDC (Center for Disease Control).
Not one person has stood up and said that carbon dioxide does *not* cause asthma. Not one. In all these years.
Stop. Think about that.

Peter W
Reply to  TonyL
February 4, 2021 10:45 am

I have suffered from asthma for most of my fairly long life. I get it if I make the mistake of going into a house where there is a cat. So apparently, it is only CO2 from cats that causes asthma.

Reply to  Peter W
February 4, 2021 11:23 am

It’s the cations.

Alan Robertson
Reply to  jorgekafkazar
February 4, 2021 1:13 pm

Anion out there want to challenge that statement?

Reply to  Alan Robertson
February 6, 2021 5:02 am

I fermion believe that is not true

Reply to  Steve Case
February 4, 2021 12:13 pm

Actually , CO2 is a bronchial dilator.

That is why some forms of asthma attack can be alleviated by breathing into a paper bag.

Breathing methods such as the Buteko method, have been shown to increase the CO2 level in the lungs, thus easing bronchial restriction which is one of the major problems associated with asthma.

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Reply to  fred250
February 6, 2021 7:39 pm

Hey! facts or reality are not politically correct. :-o)

(Thankyou anyway.)

Reply to  Steve Case
February 6, 2021 12:04 pm

It’s indirect.

CO2 causes EPA agenda science to advance and EPA causes asthma to become a go-to talking point no matter what other medical science there is on asthma. Therefore EPACO2 causes asthma. It’s a synthetic molecule that is highly toxic to public policy and real science.

William Haas
February 4, 2021 1:30 am

He did not have to actually go to Iceland. He could have accepted the award over the internet and they could have physically mailed it to him. I am sure that he enjoyed the trip but there is no real excuse for wasting all of that fossil fuel.

Doug Huffman
Reply to  William Haas
February 4, 2021 4:22 am

Mail it in

Matthew Sykes
February 4, 2021 1:30 am

‘I cant sail’. There are commercial airlines you wan_ker.

Reply to  Matthew Sykes
February 4, 2021 6:22 am

he registers his $$$$ sail yacht in RI to avoid paying Mass taxes on it

Reply to  Matthew Sykes
February 4, 2021 8:59 am

That would require him to mingle with the COMMONERS! How DARE you!

Mike Dubrasich
Reply to  Matthew Sykes
February 4, 2021 4:38 pm

Hanoi John could’ve taken a swift boat.

February 4, 2021 1:40 am

Is the standard response of the wokerati when called out for blatant hypocrisy not ” Thats different because reasons”

February 4, 2021 2:28 am

BTW I don’t like this new layout – there’s far too many pop up ads

Reply to  paul homewood
February 4, 2021 2:40 am

I don’t like ads, but if that’s the price for WUWT to exist then it’s a small price to pay.

Michel Lemaire
Reply to  paul homewood
February 4, 2021 8:16 am


Pamela Matlack-Klein
February 4, 2021 2:40 am

It wasn’t hard to figure out what a scumsucker Kerry was back when it came out that he was putting in for a Purple Heart for such trivial injuries as splinters and ingrown toenails! His behavior was disgraceful and an insult to every recipient who suffered genuine injuries, like loss of limbs, eyesight, and the like. And yet, he got a pass on that too and remains in government!

Reply to  Pamela Matlack-Klein
February 4, 2021 9:48 am

well that’s alarming.
is there a source?

Tom Abbott
Reply to  Pamela Matlack-Klein
February 4, 2021 12:03 pm

Then Kerry comes back to the United States and goes before Congress and calls his fellow Vietnam veterans baby killers.

John Kerry is a dispicable human being. It is an outrage that he has anything to do with how we live our lives.

Peta of Newark
February 4, 2021 2:41 am

It’s called Magical Thinking.

IF, Prozac actually did have any active ingredient in it, it might, may have, could, possibly, the model ## says, possibly maybe, more research, in 10, 20, 50, 100 years time, think of the future/children/polar bears……
… may have helped

ho hum

## Was ‘Nut Nuts’ ever A Model?
Is that where it’s all going wrong?
Is it that ‘Models Outputs’ have nothing to do with computers, they are the mental derangements of Ccok Sukkin Failed Left Wing Journalistic Bimbos

‘splains a lot

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Alan Robertson
Reply to  Peta of Newark
February 4, 2021 1:18 pm

Are you saying Prozac doesn’t work?
As my age advances, I’ve been thinking about getting a prescription.
Either that, or one for Viagra. Either one works, I’ll be good to go.

Flight Level
February 4, 2021 2:43 am

Welcome to reality. At a certain level above the brainwashed chanting masses, environmentalism is a very lucrative crowd-funded business.

Therefore normal that those involved in it take advantage of amenities available to those heavily busy in doing lucrative business.

Take it’s funding away, educate the crowds, and Mr. Kerry will travel by Greyhound night bus.

Reply to  Flight Level
February 4, 2021 2:58 am

“Take it’s funding away” now that was funny. This lunacy is onward and upward.

Bruce Cobb
February 4, 2021 3:03 am

So Kerry’s response, basically, was “How dare you!”

Reply to  Bruce Cobb
February 4, 2021 5:00 am

Don’t they know who I am ?

Climate believer
February 4, 2021 3:14 am

What award was he picking up? Best Lurch look-a-like…

Reply to  Climate believer
February 4, 2021 11:25 am

Hey John, why the long face?

February 4, 2021 3:33 am

Creep. Warmonger.

Joseph Zorzin
February 4, 2021 3:46 am

We can’t expect an elite who spends $700 for a haircut to beautify that horsey face to sit on a plane with mere commoners!

Rod Evans
February 4, 2021 3:47 am

Just remember, Kerry is just a complete And perfect example of the Al Gore standard plonker.
He does what he does for the Greta good of insanity.
I would have referred to him being a perfect Nancy (Pelosi) but that might be perceived as sexist…. 😊

Reply to  Rod Evans
February 4, 2021 9:51 am

No chance being sexist.
There’s absolutely NOTHING sexy about Nancy.

February 4, 2021 3:48 am

hmm and the power to create the solar pv is going to come from???
and making the factories? mudbrick ones made by hand I guess?
walking POS right back in a cushy job handed out by his bestie
my sympathies for the next 4 looong years folks

February 4, 2021 4:02 am

Greta once crossed the atlantic in a boat. With no toilet, cooking facilities, or shower. She’s a misled child, but at least she’s consistent.
That’s what all the rest of these climate warriors need to do when travelling to their ’emergency meetings’ in order to remind themselves of the fate they are resigning a couple billion or so of the poorest citizens on earth to with their climate agenda.

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Bill S
Reply to  Tom
February 5, 2021 3:17 am

The crew of the yacht made several flights across the Atlantic either to get to where the voyage started or to get back to Europe from the US. More CO2 was generated as a result of sailing across the Atlantic than had Greta flown over and back by herself. Or attended by video. All style over substance.

February 4, 2021 4:43 am

I was going to comment on this, but I don’t want to be placed on the reeducation camps list (Sarcasm))….

February 4, 2021 4:51 am

My pleasure, Charles. I nearly fell down laughing over it. Brightened my day when it showed up on a blog where I post articles.

Mumbles McGuirck
February 4, 2021 5:08 am

Did you catch that little dig at Greta?
“I can’t just sail across the ocean.” How DARE you!

February 4, 2021 5:25 am

Let them eat carbon credits.

February 4, 2021 5:39 am

Surely Michael Moore can work with this rich opportunity. Just hanging out and filming at airports at climate meetings would be good for a few movies.

Gregory Kelly
February 4, 2021 5:49 am

Just reading up on John ‘lip licker’ Kerry, he fly’s everywhere on his wife’s jet so that makes it okay since it is not his lives in a huge mansion, not his but hers, but that is okay since he is not responsible for the energy he uses. He says that he uses ‘carbon offsets’ that allows him to use extreme amounts of energy, isn’t that something only the wealthy can afford. When Zhao O’Biden and mister Kerry ‘save the world’, we who are not in the upper echelon of the world will not be able to afford the cost of our energy needs but that is okay as long as the rich can save us all! Just remember people, that so far the oceans have not covered Florida or the islands around the world as predicted, we still have snow even though we were told ‘that children will not know what snow is’ prediction made in 2000, that the arctic would be ice free, that if CO2 got above 350ppm we were doomed, it is now 412ppm. Take all this and research it yourselves, we are being lied to adnauseam. The poor will be the ones to suffer most as they are relegated to extreme poverty!

Reply to  Gregory Kelly
February 4, 2021 11:28 am

There are only so many “offsets” available. How many trees are they going to be able to plant.
So when John uses offsets for these vanity flights, there will be fewer “offsets” available for people who are trying to do real work.

February 4, 2021 5:54 am

This was the Democratic nominee for President in 2004.

Tom Abbott
Reply to  Marko
February 4, 2021 12:07 pm

Scary isn’t it.

Reply to  Tom Abbott
February 4, 2021 1:01 pm

What’s really scary is that the quality of the presidential candidates has fallen so far from the low mark set by Kerry.

February 4, 2021 6:32 am

How long till the usual trolls pop up to declare that this whole issue is nothing more than a distraction.

D Boss
February 4, 2021 6:35 am

I personally see nothing wrong with owning and flying a private jet, as I do not believe in the cult of thermageddon as Monckton terms it.

However the hypocrisy of Kerry who says we all have to go without fossil fuels to save the planet – but flies his G-IV to Iceland for some speech or award – is an outstanding example of the “let them eat cake” mentality.

His plane is a 1995 Gulfstream G-IV, serial number 1261, tail number N57HJ.

On a flight from KBOS (Boston) to BIKF (Keflavik), the G-IV with 3,000 lbs of passengers and baggage, flying at FL390 (39,000 feet) burns right about 3,400 gallons of JET A fuel including taxi, climb, cruise and descent. (I am very familiar with the performance of the G-IV)

It is said each gallon of JET A produces 9.57 kg of CO2.

So his flight released 32,538 kg of CO2, one way.

The flight is very near 2,100 nautical miles, and the G-IV does it in just under 5 hours.

On a regular passenger aircraft for the same journey, one economy class passenger only releases 234 kg of CO2!

So he released ~140 times more CO2 due to his privileged status as a climate change warrior!

But he has excellent taste – Gulfstream is THE premier business jet manufacturer!

The newest Gulfstream models are truly amazing:

Tom Abbott
Reply to  D Boss
February 4, 2021 12:09 pm

“However the hypocrisy of Kerry who says we all have to go without fossil fuels to save the planet”

And it looks like a lot of people are going to have to go without their jobs to save the planet.

Reply to  D Boss
February 6, 2021 8:02 pm

Good plane but old. Note if he is now a cabinet secretary he will often fly on a US government aircraft, probably a relatively new version of B737 like the C-40 series, or perhaps the C-32 version of the B757.

(The Secretary of State is typically a primary user of the C-32. Recall decades ago a US cabinet secretary was killed going into a country in IIRC eastern Europe, due to a navigation error by pilots of the B737.)

And US government agencies including USAF operate some Gulfstream V business jets, designated C-37A. And of course there are at least two of the biggies – 747s.

Communications equipment is carried, much of it for POTUS flights as Commander In Chief.

Some may have ability to be refueled in the air.

BTW, FTR, ‘Air Force One’ and ‘Marine One’ are flight numbers used when POTUS is on board USAF and Marine aircraft whatever the model. Those terms are used to distinguish from airline flights, years ago there was a case of confusion in the air. There are lesser flight desgnations used for other VIPS including the First Lady who I expect would use a government B737.

Al Miller
February 4, 2021 6:56 am

In Kanada our PM would say that poor people and the rich “experience it differently”. Hypocrites all!

Reply to  Al Miller
February 4, 2021 6:25 pm

It is fortunate for Mr Kerry that Hunter Biden is available to make him look, by comparison, quite virtuous.

Gordon A. Dressler
February 4, 2021 7:17 am

Just laughable . . . first Kerry responds with the phrase “If you offset . . .” then he later states “If I offset . . .”, but then he never states what he’s doing to offset his personal “carbon footprint” from using his private jet.

Instead, his sleight-of-hand bureaucrat-speak is to say the use of his private jet is critical to him negotiating world-wide in order for the US to “win the battle of climate change”, whatever that actually means and despite lack of any evidence that that is even possible.

As if it’s not possible to travel anywhere in the world using commercial aircraft and commercial ground transportation at a much, much smaller individual “carbon footprint”.

Just laughable.

Reply to  Gordon A. Dressler
February 5, 2021 1:03 am

Kerry must be a Catholic. If he says enough Hail Marys (donating to his church to offset CO2) he can continue to commit sin (use a private jet) for the greater good of doing God’s will (to win the battle of climate change). The irony is, of course, that “climate change” does not need to be, and can’t be, fought against – it is the natural way climate works, The climate is also more than grateful for any extra CO2 it can get. Kerry should be encouraged to fly more. Apart from that, Kerry is an arrogant hypocrite.

February 4, 2021 7:26 am

This is the guy that testified before congress in military fatigues wearing medals claiming US soldiers were war criminals. He also threw medals over the fence to the White House but not his medals.

It is cheap for him to now say he is doing all his efforts for us because of a crisis he cannot, supported by facts, prove.

Jeffery P
February 4, 2021 7:33 am

A perfect illustration of how the global elite see themselves. One rule for thee and none for me.

You could accuse Kerry of being a hypocrite and having double standards. But leftists have no standards.

Reply to  Jeffery P
February 6, 2021 8:08 pm

Indeed, Marxism teaches that contradictions are good – ‘dialectic logic. It also operates to an ‘end justifies means’ maxim. And worse, recall Stalin starved the USSR’s most productive farmers of ideological reasons even though the country was short of food.n

February 4, 2021 7:36 am

If Kerry appeared in Dumb and Dumber they’d have to rename it Dumb and Dumber and Dumbest.

What a plonker!

February 4, 2021 7:53 am

Why didn’t Greta sail there to present the Award?

Len Werner
February 4, 2021 8:50 am

This same John Kerry?

The internet never forgets. (Actually it can, I printed that one out.)

February 4, 2021 9:11 am

Spooky action at a distance takes on a new meaning with John Kerry.

February 4, 2021 9:37 am

Well actually, a boat would not have worked with all the security team, luggage, staff, and servants. It would have taken a cruise liner or jeep carrier to get him there.

February 4, 2021 12:28 pm

If he actually believed the BS that the world is coming to an end, he would not fly in a private jet. Think about it; if you actually believed that CO2 is causing the end of civilization, you would not fly in a private jet, period. You would not live in several mansions and drive big cars, fly in private jets. Truth is, they dont even believe their own BS. It is just a way to control you. Same old story; all they want is power, money and control over you. This is just another way to control you and your families and future. Same old story from acient times; power, money and control.

Caligula Jones
February 4, 2021 12:50 pm

Well, when you think about his reply…he’s not wrong. His type, indeed.

As Glenn “Instapundit” Reynolds says, “I’ll believe there is a climate crisis when those telling me there is a climate crisis act like there is a climate crisis”.

Reply to  Caligula Jones
February 6, 2021 8:11 pm

Yup, hypocrisy is standard practice.

BC Premier John Horgan promised to eliminate funding of political parties but continued it after being elected. He railed against cronyism but props up the dangerous driving and fraudulent advertising of the taxi cartel. Ec.

John the Econ
February 4, 2021 1:42 pm

Recently, I’ve started to wonder if these politicians, billionaires and celebrities are really running a massive gaslight operation to purposely sabotage the climate change agenda they otherwise promote. Of course, any genuinely serious effort at eliminating CO2 from the economy would be decimating to their wealth, political power and lifestyles which they obviously would not want to sacrifice. So they transparently participate in this hypocritical behavior that makes it difficult to impossible for any thinking individual to take them and their rhetoric the least bit seriously.

Why? It’s win-win for them. They know that the controversy that they themselves generate with this transparently hypocritical behavior will sabotage the agenda so that they won’t ever have to sacrifice their wealth, influence or lifestyles. But they will get to keep their virtue signalling points with their peers and the useful idiots who do continue to take them seriously. It’s even better for those who get to profit from the agenda through political power, subsidies or enforced monopolies.

As long as “climate change” remains a religion to a gullible critical mass, the scam will continue.

Steve Z
February 4, 2021 2:31 pm

Then-Senator Kerry had come out against a wind farm near Nantucket because it would spoil the view from his Windsurfer. Next time he needs to go to Iceland (or anywhere else in Europe), let him use his Windsurfer!

Sounds like fun in a North Atlantic blizzard, but it would benefit the rest of the world. It would take several weeks each way, so that Kerry would have less time to do damage to America.

Tom Morrow
February 4, 2021 4:36 pm

Kerry’s “Screw you peasants” has less compassion than Marie Antoinette’s “Let them eat cake”.

February 4, 2021 6:28 pm

The only choice for somebody like me is a long-bed Ford F-150 with an 8 cylinder IC engine. Running all over the county trying to get things done, there really is no alternative.

Reply to  pouncer
February 6, 2021 8:13 pm

Unless you can afford an F-350 crew cab long-bed dually with V-10. :-o)

Sorry, couldn’t resist.

February 4, 2021 10:00 pm

How odd,

The alarmista trolls are all over other posts with their anti-science BS

But not a peep from any on this thread 😉

February 4, 2021 11:42 pm

Finally, there is some cultural pushback against this insane Woke/CAGW/ Leftist brainwashing.

“FAKE WOKE” is now the #1 trending music video on YouTube.

Some people are waking up against this terrifying Wokeism:

Download this song to support the fight against Leftist Orwellianism.

James F. Evans
February 5, 2021 12:06 am

Why didn’t Kerry take commercial?

The “sailing boat” was a false choice distraction … a red herring.

“So how ’bout it, why didn’t you take commercial?”

And that is the double standard hypocrisy.

February 5, 2021 4:32 am

There should be family offset credits. My parents died when I was an infant – bing bing!! My sister died in her 20s – bing!!. We only had one child – bing!!! I could go on… I’ve got offsets galore…

February 6, 2021 7:18 pm

I don’t see his response.

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