I’ve been doing some political blog trolling, and it seems that a majority of the skeptics in the political realm just don’t have all the information. The deniers are not scientist, or even malicious energy company pawns, they are just average people that don’t understand a lot of the science. Here is an example of one that just doesn’t understand math and statistics:
I’ve given up on trying to explain things myself, and always end up referring them to what I feel is the best comprehensive list of evidence for man made climate change:
If you’re faced with the challenge of explaining/arguing any of the points, the series of posts on Grist is definitely a big help.