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Большая ложь Гигантов Нефти и Табака

БОСТОН – За последние несколько лет, все большее количество людей уделяют серьезное внимание тому, что происходит с нашей планетой – исторические засухи, повышение уровня моря, массивные наводнения – признав наконец, что человеческая деятельность приводит к быстрому изменению климата. Но знаете ли вы, что Exxon (теперь ExxonMobil) намекал на это уже в 1978 году?

В начале 1980-х годов, ученые Exxon имели уже гораздо больше, чем подозрение. Они не только поняли науку стоящую за изменением климата, но также признали огромную роль собственной компании по влиянию на этот феномен. Признав потенциальные последствия, как “катастрофические” для значительной части населения, они призвали топ-менеджеров Exxon к принятию мер. Вместо этого, руководители скрыли правду.

 Эта возмутительная история может иметь и положительную сторону: последние исследования, что разоблачают обман компании Exxon, в конечном итоге могут способствовать необходимым мерам для решения надвигающегося климатического кризиса. В конце концов, подобные откровения о табачной промышленности – то, что крупные табачные компании знали, и узнав это они – изменили пейзаж общественного здравоохранения.

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