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Merchants of Doubt

How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Climate Change

by Naomi Oreskes

Now a powerful documentary from the acclaimed director of Food Inc., Merchants of Doubt was one of the most talked-about climate change books of recent years, for reasons easy to understand: It tells the controversial story of how a loose-knit group of high-level scientists and scientific advisers, with deep connections in politics and industry, ra...
Publish Date
2011
May 31
Goodreads rating
4.17
ISBN
9781608193943
Tags
sciencenonfictionpoliticssocial-scienceshistory
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
May 25, 2013
Worth reading Merchants of Doubt. Same who tried to deny smoking deaths are denying climate change.     source
Jan 24, 2019
@TomLumForest @mattmcirvin @ring_ras @DouglasCP @NaomiOreskes It actually goes back even further. Naomi's book is a must-read, but also worth reading @ChrisCMooney's "The Republican War on Science" for a longer-term contextualization of modern-day industry-funded science denial.     source