35 Years Ago Today: Global Warming was front page news on the New York Times. Maybe Exxon knew. From then on, YOU DID TOO.

June 24, 2023 by Joshua
in Awareness, Nature

On June 24, 1988, the New York Times posted in its front page:

Global Warming Has Begun, Expert Tells Senate

You can say corporations and governments hid the problem from us, but not after June 24, 1988. From then on, we had no excuse to say we didn’t know. We already knew of habitat loss, deforestation, plastic pollution, and tons of other problems.

I’m curious, though. What are your excuses for not acting, even though they don’t hold water? Why still cling to them? You’ll feel better when you stop buying packaged food, air conditioning all the time, living in a bigger home than you need, and so on.

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