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By James West “I don’t see what all those environmentalists are worried […]

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May 5, 2013

By James West “I don’t see what all those environmentalists are worried about,” sneers your great uncle Joe. “Carbon dioxide is harmless, and great for plants!”

OK. Take a deep breath. If you’re not careful, comments like this can result in dinner-table screaming matches. Luckily, we have a secret weapon: A flowchart that will help you calmly slay even the most outlandish and annoying of climate-denying arguments:

James West is a Climate Desk producer. Follow him on Twitter.

If you need more granular detail of specific climate myths, give the Climate Reality Project’s Reality Drop, or Skeptical Science’s site a try.

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