homebutton authorsbutton resourcesbutton keydocsbutton praisebutton faqbutton buybutton
For Merchants of Doubt


Errata

  • P. 67 - Neutral pH is listed as 6; it should be 7.
  • P. 244, 7th line from the bottom is missing from the sentence beginning with “they do not normally organize petitions…” The missing line is: “…know anything about the topic under investigations. Yet, in 1997, Fred Seitz…”
  • P. 266 - We attribute the quote “There is no such thing as a free lunch” to John Maynard Keynes. Evidently, the actual source of this quote is unknown.
  • P. 184, second paragraph - In the sentence which reads “...showing that there had been a warming since 1980...” the phrase “since 1980” should be removed.
  • P. 29 - Beryllium is described as a “heavy metal”. It is, in fact, the second lightest metal.
  • Russell Seitz has raised concerns about the summary of his arguments on p.62. While the excerpt from his article is paraphrased, the meaning is intact.
  • P. 21, line 14 from the bottom, the word "additive" should be corrected to "addictive."
  • P. 276, line 17 from the bottom, Tony Heymet's last name should be corrected to Haymet.
  • Arthur Sulzburger's last name should be corrected to Sulzberger
  • P. 146, the sentence beginning "The Science Mob" should read "The Science Mob," from the New Republic, recounted the David Baltimore case, where a collaborator of Dr. Baltimore was accused of falsifying experimental results, and..."
  • P.138, due to a typographic error the number of women in the Hirayama study is incorrectly given as 540. The correct number is 91,540 women.
 


Useful Websites for Additional Reading and Research:

Tobacco and Second Hand Smoke:
http://legacy.library.ucsf.edu/
http://www.tobacco.neu.edu/box/BOEKEN
http://www.cdc.gov/Tobacco/data_statistics/
http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/se
http://www.usdoj.gov/civil/cases/tobacco2/
Acid Rain:
http://www.epa.gov/air/airtrends/sulfur.html
 
Ozone:
http://ozonewatch.gsfc.nasa.gov/
http://www.epa.gov/air/ozonepollution/
http://www.oar.noaa.gov/climate/t_ozonelayer.html
DDT:
http://www.epa.gov/pbt/pubs/ddt.htm
http://toxics.usgs.gov/definitions/ddt.html
Climate Change:
http://www.ipcc.ch/
http://unfccc.int/2860.php
http://www.realclimate.org/
http://climate.nasa.gov/
http://climate.nasa.gov/kids/

Science blogs:
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/intersection/
http://scienceblogs.com/deltoid/
http://scienceblogs.com/thepumphandle/
http://www.desmogblog.com/
http://www.skepticalscience.com/
Scientific Journals:
http://www.nature.com/
http://www.sciencemag.org/
http://www.thelancet.com/
http://www.scientificamerican.com/
Scientific Organizations:
http://www.nasonline.org/site/PageServer
http://www.nap.edu/
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/NRC/index.htm
http://www.nsf.gov/
http://www.aaas.org/

Government Sources:
http://www.epa.gov/
http://www.climate.gov/#climateWatch
http://www.usgs.gov/
http://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/default.htm
Additional Videos by Naomi Oreskes:
The American Denial of Global Warming
Answering Climate Change Skeptics
Merchants of Doubt, Bloomsbury Press
Beyond Belief
A New View of Science: Title Search Realism
Faculty Excellence Awards
Kansas State
Summer Institute for Climate Change Education 2010
Podcasts:
Point of Inquiry with Chris Mooney
The Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC
Nature
Wake Up Call
Minnesota Public Radio
Radio Ecoshock
In Discussion with David Gibbons