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DEVASTATING TAKE-DOWN OF NAOMI ORESKES, PROPAGANDIST AUTHOR OF 'MERCHANTS OF DOUBT'

Posted 4 June 2016

For those of us in the climate skeptic camp, our opponents range from the deluded, through wilfully ignorant, to downright dangerous propagandists out to pervert truth. On the extreme of the latter is Naomi Oreskes, whose campaign of misinformation has just been dissected in U.S.by Ron Arnold at LeftExposed: "Science historian Naomi Oreskes took what amounts to climate skeptic vanilla pudding and labelled it as deadly poison peddled by Merchants of Doubt without any investigation into the original source documents and no requests for comment from clearly named involved parties. That breaks every rule of journalistic ethos, not to mention scholarly historiography.

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