Climate change deniers who fault others for not verifying the underlying science set an unachievable standard. We rightly trust the consensus of experts in nearly every aspect of our lives. "The vast majority of people who know anything about climate change are convinced about the existence of anthropogenic climate change, and that it’s a problem. ... Saying that we shouldn’t advocate national and global response to the problem of global warming without each of us individually verifying the evidence ourselves is tantamount to saying that it is unwise to get on an airplane without learning enough to verify the mechanical fitness of the plane first."