Parodying an Oil Spill

A 1:42 break from Copenhagen to deconstruct the most rational explanation of an oil tanker spill I’ve heard. Thanks to the legendary John Clarke and Bryan Dawe from Australia’s A Current Affair.

Based on a real oil spill off Western Australia when the the front fell off the Kirki.


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  • Julia Whitty is the environmental correspondent for Mother Jones. Her latest book is Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean. For more of her stories, click here.