“The other night I said science didn’t know about the effects of climate change when I was young. I was wrong, I was 15 when this was aired. I might have even seen it!”
1958: The Bell Telephone Science Hour
“Wow. That’s terrible to know that someone knew that long ago and didn’t get the word out.”
“It wasn’t just one someone, it was a lot of someone’s. They briefed the White House about it and it was big news but everyone thought it would happen really far in the future. Then oil companies stepped in the 70s and started spreading false science. That clip is famous, I’ve seen it before in class a couple of times. I had just forgotten about it.”
Today in 2021.
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