Fascist types and parties are climate change denialists not because they don't believe the science, but because to them whether it's true or not is irrelevant:

It's a competing storyline. If you do something against the climate emergency you're already getting engaged with a community and have much less mental space for any mental storyline or feeling that those people peddle. Being green/doing stg about climate change is essentially a competing vision for the future.

@szbalint Not to mention climate change hurts poor brown and black people the most, and creates refugee crises that fascists can point to to say "you need a strong leader like me to save you from these foreign Invaders."

@szbalint I like this way of thinking about it

@szbalint they have to deny ALL problems that need global coordination. Environmental, transnational wealth concentration, etc

Future is going to be very cognitively demanding for them.

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