I apologize if this appears political. If you read more posts, I simply look for cases where reality and perception do not line up. The Republican party in the United States has been interesting about climate change. None of the candidates for the 2016 election accepted climate research. The GOP has fought President Obama's efforts to make a change. Never the less 2015 was the warmest year on record according to NASA and NOAA.
Meanwhile, despite their perception, islands are sinking: