Science Under Siege: How the Environmental Misinformation Campaign is Affecting Our Laws, Taxes, and Our Daily Lives

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W. Morrow, 1996 - Political Science - 448 pages
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Fumento, a conservative science journalist, explodes the media hype surrounding such perceived threats as Alar, Agent Orange, dioxin, and food irradiation in this provocative, hard-hitting defense of modern technology. He exposes political intrigues and agendas that have led to the media's one-sided coverage of Love Canal, fallout from video display terminals, electromagnetic fields, and other issues.

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User Review  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

My reactions to reading this book in 1993. An informative book packed with a lot of information on why dioxin, electromagnetic fields, and Agent Orange are not the dangers the media and ... Read full review

SCIENCE UNDER SIEGE: Balancing Technology and the Environment

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

How to stop worrying about technology—and learn to love it; by the author of The Myth of Heterosexual AIDS (1989). According to Fumento, media scare-mongering, the agitations of special-interest ... Read full review

Contents

The Politics
45
A Fairly Brief Nonboring Lesson in the Pitfalls
78
The Most Deadly Chemical Created
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