Drilled: A True Crime Podcast About Climate Change

About the Drilled: A True Crime Podcast About Climate Change Series

The podcast Drilled investigates the propaganda campaign of the century — the creation of climate denial.

Season 1 traced the corporate-funded creation and spread of climate denial, including interviews with former Exxon scientists, primary source documents, and an in-depth look at the history of fossil fuel-funded influence campaigns.

Season 2: Hot Water follows a group of West Coast crab fisherman who are experiencing firsthand the devastating impacts of climate change. And this unlikely group of climate activists just became the first industry to sue Big Oil.

Season 3: The Mad Men of Climate Denial digs into the history of fossil fuel propaganda and the few “Mad Men of climate denial” who shaped it. 

The podcast is independently reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, and is supported in part by a grant from the Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development. 

In This Series

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You thought you knew the story of climate denial, but what about its connection to cigarette filter tips or public broadcasting? Listen to the Drilled podcast and you’ll learn fascinating new detai...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Nicholas Johnson, an FCC commissioner from 1966 to 1973; Brian McInerney, National Weather Service hydrologist;...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Bob Brulle, environmental sociology researcher at Brown University; Kert Davies, founder and director of Climat...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Carroll Muffett, president and CEO of the Center for International Environmental Law. Carroll Muffett: When yo...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: clips of PR and propaganda pioneers Ed Bernays and Howard Chase; Ed's daughter Anne Bernays; and political acti...
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This is a special episode of Drilled featuring climate journalist and author of the Heated newsletter, Emily Atkin, and Guardian CEO Anna Bateson. Emily Atkin: I think the first thing I would lo...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Bob Brulle, environmental sociology researcher at Brown University; and clips from Herb Schmertz, head of P.R. ...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Bob Brulle, environmental sociology researcher at Brown University; Kert Davies, founder and director of Climat...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Bob Brulle, environmental sociology researcher at Brown University; Christine Arena, former Edelman PR executiv...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Bob Brulle, environmental sociology researcher at Brown University, and Naomi Oreskes, science historian at Har...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Bob Brulle, environmental sociology researcher at Brown University; and clips from Naomi Oreskes, science histo...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Ben Platt, a fisherman from Crescent City, California; Lori French, a fisherwoman from Morro Bay, California; N...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Ben Platt, a fisherman from Crescent City, California; Lori French, a fisherwoman from Morro Bay, California; N...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Ben Platt, a fisherman from Crescent City, California; Lori French, a fisherwoman from Morro Bay, California; E...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Noah Oppenheim, executive director for Pacific Coast Federation of Fisherman's Associations; Chuck Bonham, Cali...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Ken Caldeira, atmospheric scientist at Carnegie Institution for Science's Department of Global Ecology
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Ben Platt, a fisherman from Crescent City, California; and Lori French, a fisherwoman from Morro Bay, Californi...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Naomi Oreskes, science historian at Harvard University; Marty Hoffert, a former Exxon consultant; Richard Werth...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Marco Simons, environmental lawyer at Earth Rights International; Ed Garvey, a former Exxon scientist; Sharon E...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Bob Brulle, environmental sociology researcher at Brown University; Scott Peterson, executive director of the i...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Bob Brulle, environmental sociology researcher at Brown University; Kert Davies, founder and director of Climat...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Kert Davies, founder and director of Climate Investigations Center; Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist at Texa...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Kert Davies, founder and director of Climate Investigations Center; Naomi Oreskes, science historian at Harvard...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Bob Brulle, environmental sociology researcher at Brown University; Kert Davies, founder and director of Climat...
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Hosted and reported by climate journalist Amy Westervelt, DrilledNews. Featuring: Bob Brulle, environmental sociology researcher at Brown University; Kert Davies, founder and director of Climat...