Bolsonaro’s defeat in Brazil is the latest sign that democracies are mobilizing to break the link between climate denial and authoritarianism

One of the ugliest pathologies in world politics right now is the bizarre connection between climate denial and right-wing authoritarianism. With some exceptions, authoritarian politicians are most vulnerable to conspiracy theories and lies about climate change while opposing the transition to a green energy future.

This is why Jair Bolsonaro’s stunning defeat in the Brazilian presidential campaign is a major global event. It should give us a moment of hope that might seem a bit naïve or even daring given the circumstances.

https://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/defeat-of-bolsonaro-in-brazil-is-the-latest-sign-that-democracies-are-mobilising-to-break-link-between-climate-denialism-and-authoritarianism-42112048.html Bolsonaro’s defeat in Brazil is the latest sign that democracies are mobilizing to break the link between climate denial and authoritarianism

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