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The Resource Merchants of doubt : how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming, Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

Merchants of doubt : how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming, Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

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Merchants of doubt : how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming
Title
Merchants of doubt
Title remainder
how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming
Statement of responsibility
Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway
Title variation
How a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming
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Language
eng
Summary
"Merchants of Doubt " tells the story of how a loose-knit group of high-level scientists and scientific advisers, with deep connections in politics and industry, ran effective campaigns to mislead the public and deny well-established scientific knowledge over four decades that link smoking to lung cancer, coal smoke to acid rain, and CFCs to the ozone hole
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IEB
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Oreskes, Naomi
Index
index present
LC call number
Q147
LC item number
.O74 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1965-
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Conway, Erik M.
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  • Scientists
  • Science news
  • Democracy and science
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Merchants of doubt : how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming, Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway
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Publication
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Note
  • First published in [hardcover] 2010
  • "The book that inspired the film Merchants of Doubt". --- From cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-343) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Doubt is our product -- Strategic defense, phony facts and the creation of the George C. Marshall Institute -- Sowing the seeds of doubt : acid rain -- Constructing a counter-narrative : the fight over the ozone hole -- What's bad science? Who decides? The fight over secondhand smoke -- The denial of global warming -- Denial rides again : the revisionist attack on Rachel Carson -- Conclusion : Of free markets and free speech -- Epilogue : A new view of science
Control code
726157573
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9781608193943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)726157573
Label
Merchants of doubt : how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming, Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published in [hardcover] 2010
  • "The book that inspired the film Merchants of Doubt". --- From cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Doubt is our product -- Strategic defense, phony facts and the creation of the George C. Marshall Institute -- Sowing the seeds of doubt : acid rain -- Constructing a counter-narrative : the fight over the ozone hole -- What's bad science? Who decides? The fight over secondhand smoke -- The denial of global warming -- Denial rides again : the revisionist attack on Rachel Carson -- Conclusion : Of free markets and free speech -- Epilogue : A new view of science
Control code
726157573
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9781608193943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)726157573

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