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The Inquisition of Climate Science

James Powell


Modern science is under the greatest and most successful attack in recent history. An industry of denial, abetted by news media and “info-tainment” broadcasters more interested in selling controversy than presenting facts, has duped half the American public into rejecting the facts of climate science—an overwhelming body of rigorously vetted scientific evidence showing that human-caused, carbon-based emissions are linked to warming the Earth. The industry of climate science denial is succeeding: public acceptance has declined even as the scientific evidence for global warming has increased. It ... More

Keywords: climate science denial, carbon emissions, global warming, anti-science

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780231157193
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231157193.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Powell, author