Big Oil’s crimes | Remembering McMillan | Virtual program
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July 12, 2021
Climate scientist: Is Big Oil criminal?
Adam Sobel says the fossil fuel industry lied about carbon dioxide and its effects on climate change. But is “crime” the right adjective to use to describe the activities of Big Oil? Read more.
History of nuclear secrecy
Nuclear historian Alex Wellerstein and nuclear policy sociologist Lynn Eden will discuss Wellerstein’s new book, Restricted Data: The History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States in this virtual program. If secrecy and science form the bedrock of the Atomic Age, what does this mean for a path forward? Join us July 21.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“I think the important lesson that comes out of this is that climate change is not a future problem. Climate change is a problem today.”
— Benjamin I. Cook, The western U.S. is locked in the grips of the first human-caused megadrought, study finds, Washington Post
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