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Is there anything more frustrating than a climate change denier? How do you even engage in conversations where the arguments are circular, based on untested anecdotal "internet research" and there's no chance of them even considering the perspective of the people who have committed their lives to researching the very topic they claim to be an armchair expert in?

*deep breath*

Thankfully, a team of International and Australian researchers have the answer.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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There's no doubt that if we're going to stop or even slow down climate change, we have to get our collective crap together. But collective action starts with individual choices, and for all the data-driven decision makers out there, the path forward just got a bit more lucid. A new study in Environmental Research Letters has determined exactly which life choices reduce our carbon footprints the most.