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

By January 31, 2020March 12th, 2020Cartoons, Comics

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

This third and last episode of this series tells the true story of the climate change denial strategy led by the petroleum industry (the American Petroleum Institute as well as companies such as Exxon and Shell) since the years 1990s. The industry created a Global Climate Coalition designed to deny the link between fossil fuel and global warming. The coalition hired economists, created grassroots organizations and media relation programs in order to undercut the conventional wisdom on climate science and defeat the Kyoto protocol.

Click here for previous episodes: Episode 1 & Episode 2

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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