How many glaciers can your oil company melt?

Humble Energy, now part of Exxon, bragged about how many glaciers it could melt in 1962. Imagine if that was an actual performance metric. How many glaciers does your company melt?

I know it’s hard to read, in the ad it states that Humble Energy is able to melt 80 tons of glacier each second! That’s insane. I know I’m looking at the ad in insight, but imagine a cigarette company ad in the 50s claiming that their product gives you cancer faster.

Energy company melt glacier ad

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s