What Do Snowmobiles, Mercury Emissions, Greenhouse Gases, and Runoff Have in Common? - The Controversy Over 'Junk Science'

45 Pages Posted: 2 Nov 2012

Date Written: 2006

Abstract

Professor Linda A. Malone explores the issues of political influence in science in this article. Scientists are not immune to pressure due to funding demands and celebrity status. Specific examples of scientists falling to the pressure can be shown by standards for mercury emissions, standards for greenhouse gases, and snowmobile use in Yellowstone.

Keywords: political influence, science

Suggested Citation

Malone, Linda A., What Do Snowmobiles, Mercury Emissions, Greenhouse Gases, and Runoff Have in Common? - The Controversy Over 'Junk Science' (2006). Chapman Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 365, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2168365

Linda A. Malone (Contact Author)

William & Mary Law School ( email )

South Henry Street
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
United States

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