Unfortunately this actually is how most discussions go on that topic.
that can is so dented and smashed and the road is too pothole-ridden and cracked that kicking it down it is getting harder
Not all climate deniers are plain stupid, some are greedy and stupid.
There are plenty of political surveys that are secretly attacks on an opponent. Questions go something like: “How would you feel if you learned Sen. Snort was a tax cheat?” “How would you feel if you learned Sen. Snort liked to punch baby seals?”
I live in the midwest (near St. Louis) and we all unequivocally belive in climate change – from week to week!
The one constant on this planet is change. And it will continue to be.