Key Documents

In conducting research for our book, we have come across many important and revealing documents. Below are several of these key documents, which are available online for free, public viewing:

Bad Science: A Resource Book, 26 March 1993, Bates Number: 2074143969, Legacy Tobacco Documents Library.

Fred Singer and Kent Jeffreys, The EPA and the Science of Environmental Tobacco Smoke, Alexis De Tocqueville Institution, University of Virginia, 1994, Bates Number: TICT0002555, Legacy Tobacco Documents Library.

U.S. Complaint Against the Tobacco Industry, filed September 22, 1999 – United States of America v. Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds, et al.

House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, The Hill and Knowlton Documents, Waxman Report: How the Tobacco Industry Launched its Disinformation Campaign, Majority Staff Report, May 26, 1994.
Waxman Report

Smoking and Health Proposal, 1969, Bates Number: 680561778, Legacy Tobacco Documents Library.

Strategic Defense Initiative:
Central Intelligence Agency, National Intelligence Estimate NIE 11-3/8-75: Soviet Forces for Intercontinental Conflict, Through the mid-1980s, Volume 1, Key Judgments and Summary, Advance Dissemination, crated November 17, 1975, CIA, 40.
National Intelligence Estimate

Curt Covey et al., “Global Atmospheric Effects of Massive Smoke Injections from a Nuclear War: Results from General Circulation Model Simulations,” Nature 308 (March 1, 1984): 21-25.

Wiliam Burr and Svetlana Savranskaya, eds., “Previously Classified Interviews with Soviet Officials Reveal U.S. Strategic Intelligence Failure over Decades,” The Nuclear Vault, The National Security Archive, released online September 11, 2009.
National Security Archive

Acid Rain:
Jack Calvert, Chair, Acid deposition: Atmospheric Processes in Eastern North America: A Review of Current Scientific Understanding, Committee on Atmospheric Transport and Chemical Transformation in Acid Precipitation, Environmental Studies Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources, National Research Council (Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1983).

David W. Schindler, Chair, Atmosphere –Biosphere Interaction: Toward a Better Understanding of the Ecological Consequences of Fossil Fuel Combustion, Committee on the Atmosphere and Biosphere, Board on Agriculture and Renewable Resources, Commission on Natural Resources, National Research Council (Washington DC: National Academy of Sciences, 1981).

William Nierenberg, chairman, Report of the Acid Rain Peer Review Panel, July 1984 (Washington DC: White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, 1984).
National Service Center for Environmental Publications

Testimony of S. Fred Singer, Scientific Integrity and Public Trust: The Science Behind Federal Policies and Mandates: Case Study 1—Stratospheric Ozone: Myths and Realities, Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Science, US House of Representatives, 104th Congress, 1st Sess., September 20, 1995 [No. 31] (Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1996).

Second Hand Smoke:
US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General (Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 2006).
Surgeon General Report, 2006

The Health Consequences of Involuntary Smoking: A Report of the Surgeon General, US Department of Health and Human Services (Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1986).
Surgeon General Report, 1986

The ETS Program for 1991, 1990, Bates Number: 2023856052, Legacy Tobacco Documents Library.

“Fact Sheet: Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking,” Smoke-free Homes and Cars Program, US Environmental Protection Agency, January 1993.

Global Warming:
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Summary for Policy Makers in Climate Change 2007, the Physical Science Basis, Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).
IPCC Report

Naomi Oreskes, “Behind the Ivory Tower: The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change,” Science 306, no.5702 (Dec. 2004): 1686.

Jule Charney et al, Carbon Dioxide and Climate: A Scientific Assessment, Report of an Ad-Hoc Study Group on Carbon Dioxide and Climate, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, July 23-27, 1979 to the Climate Research Board, National Research Council (Washington, DC: National Academy Press,1979.
Charney Report

Anthony Leiserowitz, principal investigator, “American Opinions on Global Warming: A Yale University/Gallup/ClearVision Institute Poll,” 2007.
Yale Opinion Report

Supreme Court of the United States, Massachusetts et al. vs. Environmental Protection Agency, No. 05-1120, (Washington DC, November 29, 2006).

DDT / Revisionist Attack:
Zuoyue Wang “Responding to Silent Spring: Scientists, Popular Science Communication, and Environmental Policy in the Kennedy Years,” Science Communication 19, no. 2 (1997): 141-163.
SAGE Journals Online

“Eradication of Malaria in the United States (1947-1951),” Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services.

Consolidated DDT Hearings, Opinion and Order of the Administrator, 30 June, 1972, Federal Register 37, no.131 (July 7, 1972):13369-13376.