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Naomi Oreskes

October 19, Copley Square
Naomi Oreskes has written or cowritten seven books and over 150 essays, articles, and op-eds, including the milestone essay “Behind the Ivory Tower,” which was significant to the fight against global warming denial. Oreskes is currently the Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University. Her areas of expertise are geophysics, global warming, and the history of science. Her latest book, Why Trust Science?, was praised as “interesting debate fodder for the scientifically inclined” by Kirkus Reviews.