This Earth Day, Defeating Trump is Job One

This Earth Day, Defeating Trump is Job One This Earth Day, we face a climate threat greater than ever before. And he lives in the White House. On the campaign trail, Donald Trump consistently mocked climate science and promised to gut policies protecting our communities, natural resources and

Common Dreams

Why I Will March for Science on Saturday

On Saturday, scientists and their supporters will leave the sanitized comfort of their labs and academic environs to march in Washington, D.C., and more than 400 other cities and 100 countries around the world. It all started with a tweeted picture of

Truthdig

Rogers: Earth Day, the climate agreement and march for science

Delegates from 195 countries have approved a historic climate accord that seeks to slow the rise of greenhouse gasses. Here is what you need to know about the Paris Agreement. VPC. It’s no coincidence that Earth Day, the first anniversary of the

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Science, not silence

Members of the scientific community, environmental advocates, and supporters demonstrate Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Boston, to call attention to what they say are the increasing threats to science and scientific research under the administration of

Houston Chronicle

Alaskans live on frontier of climate change

Demonstrators gather in front of the White House to voice their opposition after President Donald Trump signed an executive order that rolled back many climate-change policies, in Washington, D.C., March 28. (Stephen Crowley / The New York Times).

Alaska Dispatch News

Earth Day then vs. now: Capitalism is still killing us

On the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, 20 million people marched. Why did so many people come out for Earth Day? Not only was the 1970 march set within a period of mass mobilization in the U.S., but pollution was much worse and much more visible

Liberation

What are you gifting Earth?

April 22 is Earth Day. It’s time to think of ways to do our bit for the planet. Tackling climate change and its environmental consequences is more important now than ever before. April 22 marks the 47th Earth Day — a day to celebrate our planet

The Hindu

Here’s why thousands of scientists are (and aren’t) marching on Saturday

Scientists and science fans around the world will take to the streets on Saturday in a show of support for facts and reason. And like the myriad reasons people go into the sciences themselves, marchers planning to head to the main March for Science

Mashable

Connelly: Earth Day reminds us that science trumps lies, liars and ‘alternative facts’

The first Earth Day in 1970 was, in the language of the day, “a happening,” drawing 20 million people to teach-ins and marches and a multitude of festivities. The newbie event struck an emotional chord: Americans were tired of choking on smog, watching …

seattlepi.com

March For Science Set To Bring Thousands To Washington: What To Expect

The March for Science, happening April 22 on Earth Day, will be gathering massive numbers of science advocates to Washington, DC. The event embodies the scientific community’s protest to the science and environmental policies of the Trump …

Tech Times

March for Science & Peoples Climate March are Inherently Connected

WASHINGTON – This Saturday’s March for Science is inherently connected to the April 29th Peoples Climate March, climate scientists and environmentalists say: one march is about listening to science, the other is about acting on it. The March for

Common Dreams

Scientists worried about Trump policies, so they organized and plan to march

Scientists and science advocates are expected to fill the streets of more than 500 cities around the world Saturday in support of scientific research, which they feel has increasingly come under attack, especially during the Trump administration. Since

The Bellingham Herald

Earth Day, the Climate Agreement and March for Science

BEGREEN–It’s no coincidence that Earth Day, the first anniversary of the signing of the climate agreement and the March for Science are all taking place on the same day, April 22. It is the people’s day. It has been the people’s day since 1970, when Sen.

City Watch

Tri-Cities Prepares To Celebrate Science On Earth Day

Climate scientist Steve Ghan plans to speak at the Celebration Of Science before a march for science on Saturday afternoon in Richland, Washington. Steve Ghan. Listen. Listening… /. The March For Science in Washington, D.C., is happening this

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Friends of Science Society Says Science March Focus on Diversity an Excellent Opportunity to Expose Climate …

Friends of Science Society says the Earth Day Science March, planned in many places around the world, is an excellent opportunity to expose climate change dogma and include a diversity of scientific research, especially on solar effects on climate

PR Web (press release)

March for science and a better America: Rutgers president

Scientists and other concerned citizens will gather in Washington and hundreds of other cities this weekend to march for science. From astrophysicists, biologists, chemistry teachers and computer science students to lab technicians, surgeons, …

USA TODAY

People trust science. So why don’t they believe it?

Scientists and their allies are expected to fill the streets of the nation’s capital Saturday for Earth Day’s March for Science, advocating for the importance of scientific truth in an era we’ve ominously been told doesn’t value the truth any longer

USA TODAY

On Earth Day 2017, science goes on the march

More than 45 years after the first Earth Day helped popularize the need for environmental protections, scientists find themselves marching on Washington, D.C., this weekend in the most unlikely of causes. Those joining the Science March are, in many …

The Olympian

Street Closures For Earth Day And The March For Science

Police will close various streets in DC for the Earth Day Rally and the March For Science​ Saturday. By Cameron Luttrell (Patch Staff) – April 20, 2017 8:30 am ET. Street Closures For Earth Day And The March For Science. WASHINGTON, DC — Metropolitan …

Patch.com

It’s Spring: Time to Save the Planet

Upcoming weeks offer several opportunities to join the fight against global warming. And in the age of a Donald Trump administration, the environment needs all the friends it can get. Trump is proposing to cut the budget of the Environmental Protection …

OB Rag

Scientists, Stop Thinking Explaining Science Will Fix Things. It Won’t.

If you consider yourself to have even a passing familiarity with science, you likely find yourself in a state of disbelief as the president of the United States calls climate scientists “hoaxsters” and pushes conspiracy theories about vaccines. The

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