You write that “climate change is coming to dominate the debate.” Where is the debate? With whom do you want to debate? What would be the subject?
There is no debate. There is a one-sided fearmongering. You are a part of it.
The debate can only take place when we have different ideas discussed. To have a discussion, one needs to know and understand the opinions of people representing different points of view. If you are interested in a debate, this might be a good start: