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Profesor Naomi Oreskes on Climate change Disinformation - Digging in the Dirt. WPKN Community Radio

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My guest today on Digging in the Dirt is Naomi Oreskes a Professor of the History of Science, at Harvard and the author of many books, most notably Merchants of doubt and Why trust science?
Professor Oreskes is one of the leading critics of Exxon and the oil and gas industry in general as they conduct what she says is their decades old campaign to finance Climate change denialism and thwart any attempts to address the climate crisis the world now faces. The professor recently appeared before the US Congress twice testifying on the practices of the Oil & gas industry and  In 2014, Oreskes had the opportunity to meet Pope Francis at a special meeting at the Vatican on climate change and sustainability, and in 2015 wrote the introduction to the Melville House edition of the Papal Encyclical on Climate Change and Inequality, Laudato Si’.

My guest today on Digging in the Dirt is Naomi Oreskes a Professor of the History of Science, at Harvard and the author of many books, most notably Merchants of doubt and Why trust science?
Professor Oreskes is one of the leading critics of Exxon and the oil and gas industry in general as they conduct what she says is their decades old campaign to finance Climate change denialism and thwart any attempts to address the climate crisis the world now faces. The professor recently appeared before the US Congress twice testifying on the practices of the Oil & gas industry and  In 2014, Oreskes had the opportunity to meet Pope Francis at a special meeting at the Vatican on climate change and sustainability, and in 2015 wrote the introduction to the Melville House edition of the Papal Encyclical on Climate Change and Inequality, Laudato Si’.

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