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Betrayal of Science and Reason: How Anti-Environmental Rhetoric Threatens Our Future

By: Paul R Ehrlich and Anne H Ehrlich

335 pages, no illustrations

Shearwater Books

Paperback | Jan 1998 | #76370 | ISBN: 1559634847
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Hardback | Aug 1996 | #57275 | ISBN: 1559634839
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About this book

Hard-hitting retort by these two renowned scientists against what they call the `brownlash'. Brownlash rhetoric, created by public relations spokespersons and a few dissident scientists is, according to the Ehrlichs, a deliberate misstatement of scientific findings designed to support an anti-environmental world view and political agenda. The pressing issues of our times: the population explosion, the food, natural resources depletion, and biodiversity crises; global warming and pollution are all addressed.

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