Archives for June 20, 2010

Yes, another of those posts about the tedious details of my life that you care nothing about. And also an advert for my honey, hurrah. In the middle you’ll see my beehive. I’ve finally done most of the honey-related stuff this year (see-also previous bee blogging) so if you live nearby and care to purchase…

There is a review of “Merchants of Doubt” by Oreskes at the Economist. This quote shows roughly their take: In this powerful book, Naomi Oreskes and Eric Conway, two historians of science, show how big tobacco’s disreputable and self-serving tactics were adapted for later use in a number of debates about the environment. Their story…