"Anyone concerned about the state of democracy in America should read this book."-Al Gore
Naomi Oreskes is a professor of history and science studies at the University of California, San Diego. Her essay "Beyond the Ivory Tower" was a milestone in the fight against global warming denial. Erik M. Conway is the resident historian at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. Merchants of Doubt is their first book together.
Anyone concerned about the state of democracy in America should read this book Al Gore A fascinating account of a very thorny problem Bill McKibben Merchants of Doubt should finally put to rest the question of whether the science of climate change is settled. It is, and we ignore this message at our peril Elizabeth Kolbert Brilliantly reported and written with brutal clarity Huffington Post It is tempting to require that all those engaged in the business of conveying scientific information to the general public should read it Science An important book Minneapolis Star-Tribune