Why people refuse to accept climate change is happening

There are some people, usually scorned as climate change deniers, who are unconvinced about the threat of climate change. I think that characterising these people as “deniers” is done to imply that they are in the same category of people who deny that the holocaust ever existed and there seems to be not only an implicit criticism, but also a vague indication that such people are wicked and perhaps ought to be locked up for daring to imply that climate change may not be happening. Continue reading