We’ve all encountered those who passionately deny that climate change is real. And at least when one reads the comment sections, it can seem at times like they're in the majority.
But given the overwhelming consensus of the scientific community on the question on climate change, where exactly does this doubt held by such a large proportion of the public stem from?
Turns out, it’s not there by accident. It’s been consciously seeded within society by a few key corporations, free-market ideologues, and scientists. Through interviews with Naomi Oreskes, historian of science and co-author of Merchants of Doubt (which has now been turned into a documentary film) and Kert Davies, executive director of the Climate Investigations Centre, we look into the story of this secretive climate denial machine and learn about some of the key players who have been sowing doubt, and blocking action on the greatest threat facing our society.
From cold-war scientists and the billionaire Koch brothers to tobacco, and a web of think tanks, it's a story you won't want to miss.
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