21 Jun '12, 12pm

Fifty years after Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, the assault on science continues #SilentSpring #science

When Silent Spring was published in 1962, author Rachel Carson was subjected to vicious personal assaults that had nothing do with the science or the merits of pesticide use. Those attacks find a troubling parallel today in the campaigns against climate scientists who point to evidence of a rapidly warming world.

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/fifty_years_after_rachel_car...

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