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...
May 25, 2013Worth 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