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Author Oreskes, Naomi

Title Merchants of Doubt : How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
Published London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012


Description 1 online resource (301 pages)
Contents Intro; Title Page; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. Doubt Is Our Product; Chapter 2. Strategic Defense, Phony Facts, and the Creation of the George C. Marshall Institute; Chapter 3. Sowing the Seeds of Doubt: Acid Rain; Chapter 4. Constructing a Counternarrative: The Fight over the Ozone Hole; Chapter 5. Whatâ#x80;#x99;s Bad Science? Who Decides? The Fight over Secondhand Smoke; Chapter 6. The Denial of Global Warming; Chapter 7. Denial Rides Again: The Revisionist Attack on Rachel Carson; Conclusion: Of Free Speech and Free Markets; Epilogue: A New View of Science
AcknowledgmentsPermissions; Notes; A Note on the Authors; Imprint
Summary The troubling story of how a cadre of influential scientists have clouded public understanding of scientific facts to advance a political and economic agenda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-343) and index
Notes Print version record
History of Science Society, Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize Winner, 2011
Subject Scientists -- Professional ethics
Science news -- Moral and ethical aspects
Democracy and science.
Global warming.
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Global Warming
global warming.
Déontologie professionnelle.
Global warming
Democracy and science
Scientists -- Professional ethics
Form Electronic book
Author Conway, Erik M
ISBN 9781408828779