Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future

Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future

Chris Mooney, Sheril Kirshenbaum


Climate swap, the strength challenge, nuclear proliferation—many of the main pressing difficulties of the twenty-first century require medical recommendations, but the US is paying much less and not more consciousness to scientists. for each 5 hours of cable information, under one minute is dedicated to technological know-how, and the variety of newspapers with technology sections has gotten smaller from ninety-five to thirty-three within the final 20 years. In Unscientific America, journalist and best-selling writer Chris Mooney and scientist Sheril Kirshenbaum clarify this risky scenario, presenting a extensive array of tasks which can opposite the present trend.

An impassioned name to hands, Unscientific America exhorts americans to reintegrate technological know-how into public discourse—before it really is too late.

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