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The API Was Pushing Climate Denial Way Earlier Than Anyone Thought

May 13, 2021

CSSN Scholar Ben Franta speaks with the Drilled podcast about his research showing that the American Petroleum Institute not only knew about climate change back in the 70s, it started pushing climate denial as early as 1980. Listen to the episode.

The podcast is based on Ben Franta’s latest research article, Early oil industry disinformation on global warming, published in Environmental Politics.