Finally Truth In Oil Company Advertising! Enough Energy to Melt That Glacier

humble oil company ad 1962 glacier image

From a 1962 edition of Life Magazine available on Google Books...

We were a bit late in picking up on this one, but it's really worth passing on anyway. So credit where credit is due: Grist had it first, then Climate Progress, and so on.

The text starts:

The giant glacier has remained unmelted for centuries. Yet the petroleum energy Humble [which merged with Standard Oil, later Exxon...] supplies -- if converted into heat -- could melt it at the rate of 80 tons each second. ... ...
Bigger image here: Grist
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