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Summary of the work:

Brief history of the science of global warming, an overview of what the skeptics have said, and a brief review of the production of ignorance in the United States.

 

Context:

  • Year written: 2018
  • University: Sciences Po (IEP)’s Paris School of International Affairs
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Course: Risk and expertise: Introduction to the sociology of health and environmental issues (French title: Risque et expertise: Introduction à la sociologie des enjeux sanitaires et environnementaux)
  • Assignment: Develop a case study of a contemporary and on-going controversy in the fields of environment or public health.
  • Professor: Jean-Noël Jouzel, sociology researcher and expert in environmental and health issues as well as knowledge production 

 

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