Articles by Vijay Kolinjivadi

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Green Gaslighting: Another Face of Climate Denialism
Vijay Kolinjivadi | Aljazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Jan 2022

25 Jan 2022 – All the talk about ‘net zero’ measures and ‘climate resilience’ investments is just a mass deception. According to the Oxford Dictionaries, the word “gaslighting” means “the action of manipulating someone by psychological means into accepting a false depiction of reality or doubting their own sanity”.

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The Coronavirus Outbreak Is Part of the Climate Change Crisis
Vijay Kolinjivadi | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Apr 2020

30 Mar 2020 – The two emergencies have their roots in the world’s current economic model – that of the pursuit of infinite growth at the expense of the environment on which our survival depends – and both are deadly and disruptive. The pandemic is part of climate change and therefore, our response to it should not be limited to containing the spread of the virus. What we thought was “normal” before the pandemic was already a crisis and so returning to it cannot be an option.

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