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Science under attack [videorecording] : has the public lost faith in scientists? / BBC Worldwide Ltd
Alternate Title Has the public lost faith in scientists? [videorecording]
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2011
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  Q175.5 .S38 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Science -- Social aspects
Biology -- Study and teaching
Business ethics -- Economic aspects
Chemistry -- Study and teaching
Environmental sciences -- Study and teaching
Marketing -- Moral and ethical aspects
Philosophy -- Study and teaching
Physics -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Social aspects
Documentary films
Educational films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Credits Produced and directed by Emma Jay
Performer/Participant Presented by Sir Paul Nurse
Summary The consensus of the world's science academies, reached after a series of annual conferences, is that climate change is real, and that it's caused by human activity. Why, then, do so many people doubt these findings? In this program Nobel Prize winner Paul Nurse seeks to understand what may be the greatest amount of suspicion of the scientific community since the Dark Ages. Nurse goes head to head with climate change skeptic Fred Singer, and takes on the misinterpreted "Climategate" emails that ignited a firestorm of denier outrage. Nurse also talks to a man with HIV who does not believe the virus causes AIDS, and examines wariness of genetically modified foods. The role of the media in politicizing research and evidence is also considered
Interest Grade Level 6 & up
Language Closed-captioned
Alternate Author Jay, Emma, 1976-
Nurse, Paul, 1949-
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Films Media Group

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