In the unpleasant event that you’re faced with someone who’s all “lol how can there be global warming it’s cold,” you could follow our four-point plan for wasting your breath and not managing to change their minds. Or you could just send them this XKCD comic and let Randall Munroe do the work.

If they still don’t get it, have them thrown in jail.

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