Dan Apfel interviews David Sassoon, founder and publisher of Inside Climate News, winner of this years Izzy Award for their story “Exxon: The Road Not Taken” about how Exxon scientists knew about and acknowledged climate change in the 1970’s and 1980’s. According to their research Exxon decided to cover up this information rather than publicizing. David discusses this story, the Izzy Award, and the importance of independent journalism. Listen in two parts or as a complete interview.
Part 1: Aired on WRFI Radio News on April 5, 2016
Song: The Weather, Jon Braman