Merchants of Doubt
How A Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues From Tobacco Smoke to Global WarmingBook - 2010
"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.
Published: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2010.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Branch Call Number: 174.95 ORE
Characteristics: 355 p. ;,25 cm.
From Library Staff
Do you want to know how they did it? How they convinced people that smoking was actually good for you? How they convinced people that DDT was good? How they convinced people that climate change was a hoax. Well, here it is.