In this clip Oreskes talks about how scientist are used to spread doubt.
This time Naomi Oreskes shares her story. She is an American historian of science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University. In 2010 she co-authored Merchants of Doubt which describes how the tobacco industry wrote the handbook on using doubt to delay legislative action against the harms of tobacco. The same book also chronicles how the same tactics, and often the same merchants of doubt, are today used to cast doubt on environmental issues like global warming
In this clip Oreskes talks about her famous paper that quantified the consensus on global warming and the results she found.
In this clip Oreskes talks about why attacking the consensus on global warming is such a key strategy for climate science deniers and vested interest.
In this clip Oreskes talks about how the conspiracy theories about climate research are absurd as scientists aren’t organized enough to weave such a web of deception.