Climate denialism-racism connection

This video from the USA says about itself:

Racial Resentment Fueling Climate Change Denial?

2 June 2018

People started rejecting climate change more after we elected a black president.

“What began as a way of trolling Prius drivers became a signature protest against America’s first black president — rolling coal. Drivers spend hundreds or thousands of dollars retrofitting their trucks so they can blanket cyclists, motorists, and pedestrians with thick, black clouds of exhaust. “I run into a lot of people that really don’t like Obama at all,” one seller of coal-rolling equipment told Slate. “If he’s into the environment, if he’s into this or that, we’re not. I hear a lot of that.” In some instances, the practice has taken on an explicitly racial tone, as drivers publish videos of themselves rolling coal on Black Lives Matter protesters. Why would anyone spend so much money to do something so hostile and self-defeating? New research may offer some insight.”

Read more here.

As there is also a connection between British Conservative government austerity and racism.

In Britain, one of the most prominent climate denialists is Nick Griffin, ex-fuehrer of the British National nazi party. Being a nazi, Griffin also denies Hitler’s Holocaust.

CLIMATE ALARM OVER SUPERSONIC BUSINESS JETS A new fleet of supersonic business jets is in the works to fly wealthy travelers around the world. But the climate change alarms are already going off. [HuffPost]

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