As we detail in our book Trust Us, We're Experts , 'junk science' is a PR pejorative used by corporations to smear environmentalists and public interest scientists. Danish professor and author Bjorn Lomborg has been a darling of corporate lobbyists and front groups, as PR Watch has reported most recently in our article on a 2002 meeting of the International Chamber of Commerce. Yesterday the Washington Post reported that Lomborg and his book 'The Skeptical Environmentalist' have been "denounced by a panel of his country's top scientists for engaging in 'scientific dishonesty.' " The Post also noted that " The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Economist and other publications praised the Danish professor, who dismissed many environmental concerns as 'phantom problems created and perpetuated by a self-serving environmental movement.' A Washington Post book reviewer concluded that the book was 'a magnificent achievement.' "
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