Op-ed on Science and the Trump Presidency

"Despite the administration’s claims that its actions put 'America first,' they will in fact undermine our economic competitiveness and our position at the forefront of scientific research," write Lauren Kurtz, executive director of the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund, and Romany Webb, a Climate Law Fellow at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, in an opinion piece published today by The Hill. 

“Despite the administration’s claims that its actions put ‘America first,’ they will in fact undermine our economic competitiveness and our position at the forefront of scientific research,” write Lauren Kurtz, executive director of the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund, and Romany Webb, a Climate Law Fellow at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, in an opinion piece published today by The Hill. 

In it, Kurtz and Webb describe how they tallied 111 anti-science actions taken by the federal government in a Silencing Science Tracker and how the administration is manipulating science to match political goals.

Read the entire op-ed: The White House’s Attack on Scientists Could Manipulate Public Opinion

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