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VIDEO: How fossil fuels improve millions of lives


The United Nations Climate Change Conference begins today, so as the rhetoric heats up, it's important to keep facts in the forefront. Do fossil fuels make food more available for more people, or less so? Do fossil fuels make the climate safer, or more dangerous? Find out in this 3½ minute video.

In October, Alex Epstein – author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels – spoke at the Marathon Petroleum Company (MPC) headquarters in Findlay, Ohio, and his talk was live-streamed to all company locations. We are sharing a few excerpts from Epstein’s talk that are most relevant to MPC’s core business: providing the fuels and other refined petroleum products that make modern life possible.