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Petroleum & curious decisions: Episode 2/3 (true story)

By March 12, 2019January 31st, 2020Cartoons, Comics

Petroleum & curious decisions: Episode 2/3 (true story)

This second episode tells the true story of the secret research done on carbon dioxide and climate by the petroleum industry (companies such as Exxon and Shell) in the 1970s-1980s. The industry did not deny that its products would cause global damage, but it kept quiet about it.

This comic was done in collaboration with Dr. Benjamin Franta, a researcher at Stanford University investigating the history of fossil fuel producers and climate science. Several of his articles were used as references for this comic series:

Other references:

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Alex Magnin

Alex Magnin is a sustainability consultant and illustrator, the founder of AM Creative Inc. and the creator of Sustainability Illustrated. He creates animation videos and cartoons to illustrate sustainable change using years of experience drawing and working as a sustainability consultant with businesses and communities.


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