Reality check : how science deniers threaten our future /

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Main Author: Prothero, Donald R.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Bloomington and Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 2013.
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245 1 0 |a Reality check :  |b how science deniers threaten our future /  |c Donald R. Prothero ; foreword by Michael Shermer ; Illustrations by Pat Linse. 
246 3 0 |a How science deniers threaten our future. 
264 1 |a Bloomington and Indianapolis :  |b Indiana University Press,  |c 2013. 
300 |a xvi, 369 pages :  |b illustrations, maps ;  |c 24 cm. 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a 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. 
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