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The Resource Reality check : how science deniers threaten our future, Donald R. Prothero ; foreword by Michael Shermer ; illustrations by Pat Linse

Reality check : how science deniers threaten our future, Donald R. Prothero ; foreword by Michael Shermer ; illustrations by Pat Linse

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Reality check : how science deniers threaten our future
Title
Reality check
Title remainder
how science deniers threaten our future
Statement of responsibility
Donald R. Prothero ; foreword by Michael Shermer ; illustrations by Pat Linse
Title variation
How science deniers threaten our future
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at why scientific ideas, ranging from evolution to global warming, that have been accepted by the scientific community have been challenged with unscientific arguments, and argues that science deniers pose a threat to society
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10225668
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
001.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q172.5.P77
LC item number
P69 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how science deniers threaten our future
Label
Reality check : how science deniers threaten our future, Donald R. Prothero ; foreword by Michael Shermer ; illustrations by Pat Linse
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reality check -- Science, our candle in the darkness -- Betrayers of the truth: selling out science -- Making the environment the enemy: acid rain, the ozone hole, and the demonization of Rachel Carson -- Hot enough for you? The heated debate over a warming planet -- Gimme that old time religion: creationism, intelligent design, and the denial of humanity's place in nature -- Jenny's body count: playing Russian roulette with our children -- Victims of modern witch doctors: AIDS denialism -- If it quacks like a quack: snake-oil con artists in an era of medical science -- What's your sign? the ancient pseudoscience of astrology -- Down the slope of Hubbert's curve: the end of cheap oil and natural resources -- Far from the madding crowd: human overpopulation and its consequences -- The rejection of reality: how the denial of science threatens us all
Control code
20084513
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780253010292
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013017607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Reality check : how science deniers threaten our future, Donald R. Prothero ; foreword by Michael Shermer ; illustrations by Pat Linse
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reality check -- Science, our candle in the darkness -- Betrayers of the truth: selling out science -- Making the environment the enemy: acid rain, the ozone hole, and the demonization of Rachel Carson -- Hot enough for you? The heated debate over a warming planet -- Gimme that old time religion: creationism, intelligent design, and the denial of humanity's place in nature -- Jenny's body count: playing Russian roulette with our children -- Victims of modern witch doctors: AIDS denialism -- If it quacks like a quack: snake-oil con artists in an era of medical science -- What's your sign? the ancient pseudoscience of astrology -- Down the slope of Hubbert's curve: the end of cheap oil and natural resources -- Far from the madding crowd: human overpopulation and its consequences -- The rejection of reality: how the denial of science threatens us all
Control code
20084513
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780253010292
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013017607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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