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Naomi Oreskes, during a presentation at the 2008 History of Science Society meeting. Credit: Wikipedia author Ragesoss.
Her latest book, Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming, details how the dangers of many issues in science have been masked by “scientific” efforts to confuse the public and our policy leaders. “Naomi Oreskes has demonstrated what many of us have long suspected: that the ‘debate’ over the climate crisis--and many other environmental issues—was manufactured by the same people who brought you ‘safe cigarettes.’ “Anyone concerned about the state of democracy in America should read her book,” claims Al Gore.
Join Naomi Oreskes for this free presentation, which is made possible by the generous support of Western Reads, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, The Ethics Initiative, and the College of Sciences & Technology.
Location: Street: Viking Union Multipurpose Room Additional: Western Washington University City: Bellingham, Province: Washington Country: United States (afegit de IndieBound)… (més)