Man: Abstinence programs work. Woman: Yeah, right. Sign: Just say no to fossil fuels. Tom: And no protection when they don't.
It’s really interesting that Exxon/Mobil and Chevron- who first paid for the ads denying climate change, are now 180 out in their ads, and are the “good guys”.
DDT btw didn’t endanger mammals, or so much low on the food chain critters, but raptors and those higher in the chain. It was banned in the U.S., but not elsewhere- mostly to combat malaria, where better, but more costly, solutions exist. Just a few years ago, the introduction of Peregrine falcons was not completed near where I live because the ducks that migrated in from “down south” STILL had to high a level of DDT. This meant that peregrines eating these ducks would have the “thin shell problem” and likely NOT be able to reproduce. The problem is NOT gone!
April 12, 2017