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Podcast: The Oil Industry's Dirty Climate Lies


Oil companies have been researching climate change since the 1970s. Even then, they knew what their fossil fuels were doing. But instead of education, campaigns followed to protect their profits.

They knew what would happen: In the 1970s, major oil companies had climate change research conducted – with astonishing results.

The forecasts commissioned by Exxon & Co. predicted today's global warming very accurately.

But instead of taking responsibility for the CO2 effects of their products, they covered up their own climate research with brazen lies.

In the climate report we talk about why the corporations were successful and how new research results are dangerous for them.

Researcher Stefan Rahmstorf, who also writes regularly for SPIEGEL, reports on the educational work.

And we show how the industry is still trying to evade its responsibility.

Here's the new episode:

You can find the sources and additional links for all programs here.

Source: spiegel

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