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Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco to Global Warming


Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco to Global Warming
Date/Time :4/25/2011 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History and Science at UC San Diego, will discuss her book, Merchants of Doubt.  A finalist for the 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, her book relates the history of organized efforts by industry and free market enthusiasts to attack scientific credibility on tobacco health issues, climate change and other issues.