Our story ends at the very top, with a fax to the White House.
From climate change to smoking and cancer, this is the story of how to manufacture doubt.
In 1953 PR and tobacco execs draw up a plan to fight claims that smoking causes cancer.
The tobacco industry’s white coats are ready, the battle of science vs science begins.
As the evidence against tobacco mounts, the court suits mount up. Tobacco keeps winning.
As the world’s scientists agree on man-made climate change, oil companies form a coalition
‘Unless climate change becomes a non-issue…there may be no moment we can declare victory’
In the battle for public opinion, the scientists were no match for a well-oiled PR machine
A climate change sceptic realises he’s been getting it wrong
Oil money is pumped to scientists and think tanks in the bid to make it a culture war.
Ernie Rea in conversation with guests about Agnosticism and doubt.
Michael Blastland explores the quirky ways in which we think, behave and make decisions.
Caoilinn Hughes discovers the power of embracing uncertainty.
Roger Harribin asks how climate policy decisions can be taken amid scientific uncertainty.
Mark Vernon asks whether we have lost our ability to doubt well.
Ernie Rea and guests debate the role of doubt in religion - is it positive or negative?
Anne McElvoy and Gabrielle Rifkind are joined by Charles Moore and Hugh Muir.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the history of philosophical scepticism.
Mary J Blige talks about self-doubt, soul music and making an album inspired by London.
Laura Kuenssberg explores the foundations of the scandals that shook faith in elites.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince return for a new series of witty, irreverent science chat.