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

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<< Back to Episode 1 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...
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Petroleum & curious decisions: Episode 2/3 (true story)

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<< Read episode 1 Read episode 3 >> 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: The...
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Petroleum & curious decisions: Episode 1/3 (true story)

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Read episode 2 >> Petroleum & curious decisions: Episode 1/3 (true story) How long has the oil industry understood climate risks? The American Petroleum Industry has been around for a long time now and a little bit of history shows that oil executives had a lot of information already available to them 50 years ago. This first episode looks at the early knowledge available in the 1950s-1960s in terms of the impacts of burning fossil fuels on the environment. This comic was done in collaboration with Dr. Benjamin Franta, a researcher at Stanford University investigating the history of fossil fuel...
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