Dynamics of disbelief: Science, society and social welfare
For a century, scientists have known about the impact of human activity on the earth’s climate systems. But even as the science coalesced and forecasts became facts, a strong sense of disbelief and skepticism has been embraced by some political leaders and private citizens.
In this talk, professor Naomi Oreskes, co-author of Merchants of Doubt, will explore the roots of misinformation that have sowed doubt in climate science and the implications for society and the common good.
When: Tuesday, March 1, 2016; 7:30 p.m.
Where: Kane Hall, Room 130
4069 Spokane Lane
Seattle, WA 98105
Cost: Free, but advanced registration is required