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22 April 2017, 01:51 | Kristen Gross
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March participants are a wide-ranging group, from a neuroscientist who is marching "for the thousands of people suffering from spinal cord injury" to sci-fi fans who are marching "Because you can't have science fiction without science!" to a scientist marching to honour "the many, many women and young girls interested or involved in science" to those marching "because we know climate change is real".
The ASA is a partner of Washington's March for Science, and Lamont said she reached out to all the heads of university sociology departments around the county, urging them to participate.
The march is seen by worldwide organisers as "a global effort to push back against a political climate that has become increasingly hostile toward sound, evidence-based science and its value to society".
He has signed, however, an executive order to roll back environmental protections enacted by his predecessor Barack Obama, and has nominated climate-science skeptics to top posts in his administration. It is this method that helps us distinguish between fact and fiction, and to make progress in fields from medicine to energy production, which impact our everyday lives. The movement reflects the idea, touted by many environmental and social justice groups, that climate change is as much a social issue as a scientific one. A March for Science will be taking place in Washington DC on 22 April, with solidarity marches in more than 500 other locations around the world.
The march responds to proposed budget cuts by U.S. President Donald Trump to federal agencies focused on sciences like environment and health.
"There isn't a doubt in my mind that my wife would have died 50 to 100 years ago should this have happened then, and I believe in 100 years from now my baby (we named her Abigail) would have been saved", he said.
The Globe authors say an "erosion of the public trust in science" brought about by industry lobbyists has resulted in "a widening rift between critical thinking and alternative facts".
But now evidence-based research is under attack to a stunning degree.
The debates about the March for Science go beyond what math equation looks best on a placard, however.
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"Science is important for all of us and we need to stand up for it", March for ScienceToronto spokesman Evan Savage told CTVNews.ca.
Scientists need to stand up for their work and defend it. Generally, people seem to think the march is to support science as a discipline, which is certainly part of it. Science, they argue, is something that exists outside of politics and needs to stay there, rather than getting dragged through the mud of our political process.
Weinberg and her team will be in close contact with scientific institutions all over the country, working with them on lasting changes in society with regard to the future of science. If you think that policy is too often governed by following the loudest voice in the room or by poll data -- instead of being founded on hard data and rigorous studies -- you should join us.
"The Science March is about respecting science, the Peoples Climate March is about acting on it", added Ploy Achakulwisut, a PhD candidate in atmospheric science at Harvard University, in a statement included in a recent release from environmental advocacy group 350.org reaffirming that the two events are "inherently connected".
Although numerous organizers are against Trump's proposals, Kedes said he still thinks the group can send a message that's nonpartisan.
Scientists and science fans around the world will take to the streets on Saturday in a show of support for facts and reason. "We want to really effect change in a bigger way than we might have been able to do up till now".
"There are sweeping accusations against the scientific community".
The campaign - which calls for science to be robustly funded and publicly communicated as a "pillar of human freedom and prosperity" - is likely to be the largest ever mass demonstration by the scientific community.
The People's Climate March is one event in a broader political movement that extends beyond the issue of basic climate science, according to Getsos.
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