Benjamin Franta

Benjamin Franta

Ph.D. Candidate in History, Stanford University

What Big Oil knew about climate change, in its own words

By: - November 2, 2021

Four years ago, I traveled around America, visiting historical archives. I was looking for documents that might reveal the hidden history of climate change – and in particular, when the major coal, oil and gas companies became aware of the problem, and what they knew about it. I pored over boxes of papers, thousands of […]