Tag: Ecology

‘Make ecology right again’: Reading radical right eco-publications

While the radical right has long had an ideologically-driven affinity towards environmental protection, the latter has become increasingly associated with the left since the 1970s. However, in recent years, we have seen renewed attempts to ‘make ecology right again’. Bernhard Forchtner Radical right ecological thinking has a long history. This history, which dates back to… Continue reading “‘Make ecology right again’: Reading radical right eco-publications”

‘Protect the Environment!’ – Environmental Campaigning by the Radical Right Alternative for Germany

By now, the climate-change scepticism of the radical-right, populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) is well-known and has been discussed in both academic and non-academic publications. Opposition to the thesis of anthropogenic climate change – as well as scientific/public processes and responses to the phenomenon – are visible in the party’s manifesto and a range of… Continue reading “‘Protect the Environment!’ – Environmental Campaigning by the Radical Right Alternative for Germany”