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Merchants of Doubt

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

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
2011-05-31T00:00:00.000Z
2011-05-31T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 2010
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
9781408824832
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
2013-05-25T14:01:04.000Z
Worth reading Merchants of Doubt. Same who tried to deny smoking deaths are denying climate change.      source
2017-06-01T23:27:04.000Z
Highly recommend this book      source
2018-03-02T14:40:56.000Z
@johnscottalexan The explanation offered by Merchants of Doubt makes a lot more sense. It is also fully documented and referenced. I highly recommend:      source
2019-01-24T01:53:31.000Z
@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