Exxon angels over New York

25 April 2005
On the contents page of the edition of The New Yorker containing the first of Elizabeth Kolbert's articles on climate change (see previous post, The art of good science writing), there are these words from "all-for-reducing-emissions" ExxonMobil:

For all the long term potential of alternatives, there is, as yet, not easy way to meet the world's growing demand for energy and slow the rate of emissions.

Today's young eager faces are tomorrow's clientele.

Caspar Henderson

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