Kari's comprehensive study of a Norwegian community details the process by which climate change, although recognised as real, is perceived through an interpretive lens as distant and un-actionable and therefore irrelevant.
Discussion of climate change is key in creating the necessary social presssure to enable political action.
We need to talk about climate change to our friends, relatives and work colleagues. This is the way forward.
Btw, Johan RF's comment would classify him as a literal denialist - someone who dimisses evidence without consideration.