Propaganda as an environmental justice issue Online publication date: Tue, 29-Jul-2014
by M. Joseph Aloi
Interdisciplinary Environmental Review (IER), Vol. 15, No. 2/3, 2014
Abstract: Propaganda has a long history in the industrialised North as a disreputable method of communication and persuasion. I adopt the definition of 'propaganda' elaborated by Ross (2002). The people of Kivalina are being forced to relocate their village due to the effects of climate change. This is an instance of environmental injustice. They maintain that certain actions of fossil fuel companies, amounting to civil conspiracy, are at least in part responsible for these effects. I argue that these actions of the fossil fuel companies are propaganda. Accordingly, understanding propaganda is crucial for the environmental justice movement
Online publication date: Tue, 29-Jul-2014
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