Posts Tagged "conway"

Days away from cap and trade regulation

  • December 13, 2010
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The “No on 23” campaign might be over, but there’s still (at least) one more hurdle to jump over. The California Air Resources Board (ARB) will hear -- and perhaps adopt this week -- the Cap and Trade regulation needed to implement AB32, California’s Global Warming Solutions Act. The draft Regulation is out for public comment, and opponents of greenhouse… read more →

“Doubt is our product.”

I just finished reading Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway's exhaustively researched new book, ***Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming***, and must recommend this work to anybody interested in how science is communicated and debated in the public sphere. Oreskes and Conway are science historians, at UC-San… read more →