Tag Archives: oil industry

Big Tobacco, Big Oil

Tobacco executives testifying

Oil executives testifying








My gracious host during the AGU in San Francisco was a veteran of the tobacco wars, so we had some interesting chats. Many people consider the tobacco battle won, but it’s actually just shifted to new fronts.

There are many lessons to be learned from the fifty-year battle with Big Tobacco, Continue reading

Climate change narratives
“Unusual suspects” take a stand

One of the most encouraging trends in climate communication is the growing diversity of voices who accept the reality of climate change.    Some  “unusual suspects” publicly call for action, like the military personnel in this short video by Peter Sinclair.    Others quietly bet on climate change in their portfolios  and strategic plans.    A partial list of “unusual suspects” includes: Continue reading