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HKW Talk on the Anthropocene | Naomi Oreskes

Sat, Oct 18, 2014 with Naomi Oreskes and Bernd Scherer

Threatened Interests...
Would we react differently to the dangers of the Anthropocene if there were no political, scientific, or social conflicts of interest? Of course, according to historian of science Naomi Oreskes. Considerations on the denial of reality, power, powerlessness, and imminent danger by Naomi Oreskes and Bernd Scherer. From the series HKW Talk on the Anthropocene.

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Naomi Oreskes is a historian of science and professor at the Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.
Bernd Scherer is director of Haus der Kulturen der Welt.