HUNDREDS OF SCIENCE MARCHES IN ENTIRE WORLD DEFY AND DERIDE TRUMP ADMIN'S CLIMATE SKEPTICISM

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22 april 2017

March for Science: Protesters gather worldwide to support 'evidence'

By Laura Smith-Spark and Jason Hanna, CNN, April 22, 2017

Organizers say more than 600 marches taking place worldwide.
The protests are billed as being political but nonpartisan.


Crowds massed in the US capital and around the world Saturday to support science and evidence-based research -- a protest partly fueled by opposition to President Donald Trump's threats of budget cuts to agencies funding scientists' work.

At the main March for Science, demonstrators gathered at Washington's National Mall to hear speakers laud science as the force moving humanity forward, and rail against policymakers they say are ignoring fact and research in areas including climate change.

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