Chronology Current Month Current Thread Current Date
[Year List] [Month List (current year)] [Date Index] [Thread Index] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Date Prev] [Date Next]

Re: [Phys-l] Prof. Hal Lewis resigns from APS

On 10/11/2010 5:46 PM, Kyle Forinash wrote:
Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway in 'Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful
of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global
Warming' do a pretty convincing job in claiming that a small handful of
scientists (a dozen or so) with roots that go back to building the bomb
have been instrumental in confusing people about tobacco, second hand
smoke, acid rain, the ozone hole, and now global warming. Who are these
people and why are they doing this? It is worth a read.


Without pretending to offer an answer to this particular why, I am reminded of the saying;
"If you want something, ANYTHING in the US, all it takes is money."

Brian W