The nationwide rallies, which coincided with Earth Day, put scientists and researchers who normally shy away from politics into the public arena. Demonstrators in the USA had hand-painted placards and signs lambasting Trump's decisions such as possibility of withdrawing from the Paris Climate Treaty, his promise to to cut $900 million from the Department of Energy's Office of Science or his executive orders deregulating coal waste dumping.
Her sign read 'Make earth great again, ' a parody of Trump's famous campaign slogan.
The organisers had insisted that the march should not be an anti-Trump event but rather a reminder of the important role science should play in society and in the political debate so that those in power can take sensible decisions based on "facts" and not "alternative facts".
"Most people don't know how much funding for the sciences supports them in their lives every day".
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Organizers say Saturday's demonstration in Los Angeles is expected to be the second largest in the country after Washington, D.C. Many signs focused on President Trump and his administration's proposed budget cuts to the national institute of health.
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"So numerous most important issues of the day- Climate change and human health just to name 2 specific ones, and right now, science is under some threat", said Futter. Science serves all of us.
Thousands of demonstrators marched downtown Saturday to give the area's scientific community a more accessible public face and make a call for stronger support from policy makers.
In Manhattan, the March for Science began with a rally at 10:30 a.m. near Columbus Circle at Central Park West.
Conall Spaur from Howell, N.J., holds a sign while waiting in line for a teach-in on climate change at the March for Science Washington, D.C. on Saturday. "We will be upset if science is silenced and we'll be upset if money for science gets cut". Although some say that the protest isn't about President Trump, some believe that the influential leader has a lot to do about the current predicament. That's why you have to educate people.
People march past the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the March For Science in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. "With an informed, optimistic view of the future, we can - dare I say it - save the world!" And that seems to be galvanizing people in a way it never has before. She said it's not only the politicians but the media that is to blame for the lack of respect for scientific reason.