38 min

The ABCs of Big Oil | Ep 1: First Day of School Drilled

    • Social Sciences

Fossil fuel companies didn't start infiltrating schools when climate change appeared on the scene, they were there shaping the minds of future citizens for decades before then. The industry has been laying the groundwork for inaction on climate since long before this crisis reared its ugly head, limiting how Americans are allowed to think about the environment and the economy. In this first episode of our new miniseries with Earther, Dharna Noor and Amy Westervelt look at how Big Oil first got into the education game, and why it worked so well.

Read more: https://gizmodo.com/the-abcs-of-big-oil-why-big-oil-infiltrated-schools-1847734544
Pre-order Katie Worth's book Miseducation: https://globalreports.columbia.edu/books/miseducation/
Check out the Frontline report on the Marshall Islands: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/the-last-generation/

Fossil fuel companies didn't start infiltrating schools when climate change appeared on the scene, they were there shaping the minds of future citizens for decades before then. The industry has been laying the groundwork for inaction on climate since long before this crisis reared its ugly head, limiting how Americans are allowed to think about the environment and the economy. In this first episode of our new miniseries with Earther, Dharna Noor and Amy Westervelt look at how Big Oil first got into the education game, and why it worked so well.

Read more: https://gizmodo.com/the-abcs-of-big-oil-why-big-oil-infiltrated-schools-1847734544
Pre-order Katie Worth's book Miseducation: https://globalreports.columbia.edu/books/miseducation/
Check out the Frontline report on the Marshall Islands: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/the-last-generation/

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