Trump's anti-science agenda gives us protesting scientists

Activists and scientists are expected to descend on Washington tomorrow to rally for environmental causes and government policies rooted in scientific research as part of the Earth Day and March for Science rallies.

On the morning of 22 April, environmental group the Earth Day Network will co-host a teach-in and rally near the Washington Monument, followed by the march through the streets ending at the US Capitol.

This is precisely what's on the agenda of the organizers behind the "March for Science", says Weinberg, who is also keeping an eye on the bigger picture and is already thinking about the time after the demonstration.

Which is pretty much what the Trump administration is doing with science anyway.

Roy W. Spencer, principal research scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a critic of the climate-change movement, called the march premise silly, saying, "Trump isn't anti-science".

The Sonora March for Science is scheduled from 10 1 p.m., beginning in Courthouse Park, 41 W. Yaney Ave., and proceeding to the Opera Hall.

The coalition includes the The Carrie Dickerson Foundation, the Green Country Sierra Club, All Souls Green Team, Tulsa Blue Thumb joined with March for Science, Tulsa.

And this is the science that the administration's budget proposes to cut, attempting to persuade the American people that the basic research undertaken in labs across this country doesn't affect them. Disregarding centuries evidence-based work is bad for the world, but indifference to science isn't good enough-everyone should recognize what it's done to improve lives around the globe, and support it moving forward. "Because attacks on science don't just hurt scientists, they hurt scientists' ability to protect the people, and climate change epitomizes that".

The march has gained considerable support.

March for Science organizers referred a request for comment about whether their event could compete with the Climate March to the League of Conservation Voters, which was participating in both events.

More news: Justice Department threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

Gross says it's easy for scientists to live in a bubble.

One such group is the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), which will capitalise on the gathering to train scientists and science supporters to be more politically active. Rather, they argue, it is pro-science.

Past efforts by NASA to explore outer space have led to many scientific discoveries about the nature of our universe.

For a full list of events, visit the March for Science website.

Scientists and science fans around the world will take to the streets on Saturday in a show of support for facts and reason.

"There was this building desire among scientists to become more willing to enter into the political discussion, and we sort of got the timing right to become the fulcrum for that", says Berman, who became one of the national organisers of the March for Science.

Bill Nye, one of America's most famous scientists, is co-chairing the event alongside Dr. Hanna-Attisha, who discovered risky lead levels in kids living in Flint, Michigan. I firmly believe that evidence-based policy and regulations - whether about our health, environment, economy or education - are in the public interest.

Cuker, a professor of marine and environmental studies at Hampton University, says he and his wife, a middle school STEM teacher, and another colleague plan to march in Washington on Saturday. And we know from the climate science that it's really our carbon pollution that is to blame for this.

One of the earmarks of a thriving nation is respect for its scientific community. "The evidence for what works in the classroom comes from social and behavioral science research; the evidence for how to prepare for the inevitable natural disaster comes from Earth science and engineering studies". "People will be marching because their integrity and honesty has been called into question". Many academic scientists and EPA staffers grew alarmed in January after Trump took office and the EPA halted - at least temporarily - grants and some communications with the public.

(Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved.)

Meghan Markle will be Prince Harry's date at Pippa Middleton's wedding
Instead of attending Easter services with the rest of his clan, he flew out to Toronto to spend the holiday with his lady love. Pippa and Tom's wedding will, hands down, be Harry and Meghan's most high-profile outing together thus far.

Vehicle Found in Connection to Missing TN Girl
He also faces charges in California for alleged possession of stolen property and kidnapping, according to ABC News. Authorities issued an Amber Alert for Thomas of Columbia, Tenn. after her parents reported her missing March 13.

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Returning To Greensboro In 2020
The NCAA said it selected 613 host sites for preliminary rounds and finals of predetermined championships for the 2017-22 cycle. The Dr Pepper ACC Championship Football Game has been a sellout in three of the six years it has been played in Charlotte.

Google plans to launch ad-blocking feature in Chrome browser
But it's worth asking if this feature would even be an ad-blocker, at least in the sense that most people think of ad blockers. By adding their own ad-blocker they can control a bit more about what comes and goes through their own filter.

US President Donald Trump signs order to review H-1B visa programme
A day after Trump's move, Neha said the order will mostly impact students who pass out from poorly ranked engineering colleges. The Trump administration has so far only called for a review of the H-1B program without proposing any concrete changes.

Unite leadership candidate Gerard Coyne suspended from job
Len McCluskey has won the poll to be re-elected as general secretary of Unite, the union has announced. Mr McCluskey is Mr Corbyn's main ally and ensures that the union gives his party £1.5million a year.

Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter's visit fearing violent protests
The hard-right polemicist is unfettered though, and says her speech will go on with or without government permission. We have been unable to find a safe and suitable venue for your planned April 27 event featuring Ann Coulter .

Is OPEC Gaming Exports to Move US Inventories?
This brought China's net oil product exports in March to 1.97 million mt, up 51.5% year on year and higher by 5.3% from February. Price of the Brent crude oil at the London ICE (Intercontinental Exchange Futures) fell $0.46 to trade at $55.43. "The soft U.S.

Gallup Poll: Fewer Voters Think Trump Will Deliver On His Campaign Promises
Trump's supporters have expressed their unhappiness that the president has not moved forward on immigration, healthcare or taxes. The percentage of Americans who disapprove of Trump is nearly unchanged at 54 percent, compared to 56 percent in February.

Mourinho relying on Rooney amid United's injury crisis
Man United are now through to the semi-finals, and in a field of Lyon, Celta Vigo and Ajax, they will be the consensus favorites. Hopefully it is not too serious because they are two big players for us", said midfielder Michael Carrick.

Type with your brain? Facebook's working on it
Facebook wants to get all of that information out of the "brain" and into the world (to allow us to get it to others at will). While neither of these projects will yield a gadget that you can buy, Dugan said she can imagine it happening eventually.

Iraq forces make Mosul gains, but anti-IS war far from over
Drones are being used to locate and direct air strikes on the militants who are dug in the middle of civilians, he said. The IS group blazed across large swathes of northern Iraq in 2014, leaving the Iraqi central government reeling.

Capitals beat Maple Leafs 5-4, tie series at 2 games apiece
The Caps challenged the play , which saw Nicklas Backstrom get tangled up with Andersen, but the initial call was confirmed. Toronto pelted Holtby with five shots with almost two full minutes of a five-on-three advantage, but couldn't score.

Celtics' Smart fined $25K for making obscene gesture
Chicago again used its big men to push the Celtics out of the paint and was quicker to the ball in a lot of 50-50 situations. But Lopez's most surprising contribution to the Bulls' success in the first two games of the playoffs has come on defense.

Japan, US must pursue mutual benefits through economic dialogue
In Wisconsin on Tuesday, Trump said that how much North Korea's leader desires peace will be a deciding factor in easing tensions. Ross will not accompany Pence on the other stops on his Asian swing, which include USA free trade agreement partner South Korea.

More News

More News