Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
Publish date: May 25th 2010
Pages no: 357
Edition language: English
, Social Science
, Climate Change
I don't have much to add to the thousands of reviews already here. It's a fascinating book that helped me understand the origins of anti-scientism in America and how it's linked to ideology. It's true that the examples in the book highlight the way big business and anti-regulation conservatives have...
Meticulous and engaging. And enraging.
Incredible book. Fascinating and infuriating. Their bias is obvious, but since I share it, I don't really mind. I do think they let the mainstream scientists off a little too easily; they need to find a way to fight this kind of thing.