Big Oil Has Known About Climate Change Since the 50s

Somebody cut the cake – new documents reveal that American oil writ large was warned of global warming at its 100th birthday party.

By Benjamin Franta

It was a typical November day in New York City. The year: 1959. Robert Dunlop, 50 years old and photographed later as clean-shaven, hair carefully parted, his earnest face donning horn-rimmed glasses, passed under the Ionian columns of Columbia University’s iconic Low Library. He was a guest of honor for a grand occasion: the centennial of the American oil industry.

Read the full article at The Guardian.

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