In the US, we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, which for many of us means dining with family and friends we have not seen in a while. Given the current tumultuous political climate, some people are likely to be passing more than just the potatoes. A source of major concern with the incoming administration is their lack of commitment toward addressing the very real threat to the future of our planet posed by climate change.
So how do you talk to someone who is skeptical about the impact climate change will have? Or maybe that skeptic is you—there is so much information and rumor out there. How do we know what to trust? Well, I’ve got you covered! Let’s break down some of the biggest sources of conflicting information and common misconceptions surrounding climate science.