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Date posted: June 16th 2017

Book Title: Merchants of Doubt (audio & pictures)

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assholes Frederick Seitz, Robert Jastrow, Bill Nierenberg Fred Singer

Sorry I couldn’t find better images. I don't want to get sued…
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Asshole # 1 has no known copyright restrictions
Asshole # 3 is by Vickijean under Creative Commons license BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
and Asshole # 4 is by Hans Erren under Creative Commons license BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons



merchants of doubt timeline tobacco issue

Timeline of the most relevant events from the tobacco issue

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camel cigarettes commercial Joe

“I’d walk a mile for a camel” was the catchphrase for their commercials

Image by Joe Haupt under Creative Commons license BY 2.0 via Flickr



merchants of doubt timeline nuclear weapons

Timeline of the most relevant events from the nuclear weapons issue

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Ed Teller father hydrogen bomb merchant of doubt

Edward Teller, the father of the hydrogen bomb and one of the few physicist of the Manhattan project who didn’t discourage the use of nuclear weapons.

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logo Strategic Defense Initiative Star Wars

The logo of the Strategic Defense Initiative satirically labeled as “Star Wars”.

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bully soviet union cold war team b

Team B’s view of the Cold War

Image slightly modified from its original version by Pimkie under Creative Commons license BY 2.0 via Flickr



President Ronald Reagan Soviet Union General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev

President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev in 1986.

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merchants of doubt acid rain issue

Timeline of the most relevant events from the acid rain issue

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acid rain smokestacks pollution smoke coal

Smokestacks at an unknown location.

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Ronald Reagan Nancy waving limousine Inaugural parade Inauguration Day

Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan waving from the limousine during the Inaugural Parade in Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day, 1981.

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Fred Singer Merchants of Doubt Asshole Weapon

The ultimate merchant of doubt blandishing his weapon

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merchants of doubt ozone hole issue

Timeline of the most relevant events from the ozone hole issue

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Levels ozone altitude blocking types ultraviolet radiation

Levels of ozone at various altitudes, and its blocking effects on different types of ultraviolet radiation

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Concorde supersonic transport air france

Concorde landing at Kansai International Airport in 1994

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Ozone concentrations above Antarctica hole CFC chlorine compounds

Ozone concentrations above Antarctica on October 2nd, 2015

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No FCF deplete ozone layer regulation

A very common label found on most aerosol cans nowadays

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Dixie Lee Ray, Governor of Washington denier full of shit

Dixie Lee Ray, Governor of Washington from 1977‑1981

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merchants of doubt timeline tobacco issue

Timeline of the most relevant events from the tobacco issue

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Smoke Embers Burning Smoking Cigarette Burns Ash

Smoke from cigarettes which are sitting around contains more toxins than smoke inhaled by smoking

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Logo US Environmental Protection Agency EPA

Logo of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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merchants of doubt timeline climate change issue

Timeline of the most relevant events from the climate change issue

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Thomas Schelling economist game theory nobel

Thomas C. Schelling. I couldn't find a picture of John Perry but I think this is him.

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Benjamin Ben Santer

Benjamin Santer

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Rachel Carson author Silent Spring

Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring.

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Silent Spring Rachel Carson penguin

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson.

Image by Frank Hebbert under Creative Commons license BY 2.0 via Flickr



Bjørn Lomborg Danish author environmental skeptic

Bjørn Lomborg.

Image by Simon Wedege under Creative Commons CC BY 3.0 license via Wikimedia Commons

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