Naomi Oreskes

Why we should trust scientists

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Many of the world's biggest problems require asking questions of scientists — but why should we believe what they say? Historian of science Naomi Oreskes thinks deeply about our relationship to belief and draws out three problems with common attitudes toward scientific inquiry — and gives her own reasoning for why we ought to trust science.

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Naomi Oreskes · Historian of science

Naomi Oreskes is a historian of science who uses reason to fight climate change denial.

Naomi Oreskes is a historian of science who uses reason to fight climate change denial.