Sunburst Blog: A new urgency for Earth Day

28. April 2017

Last Saturday, 22 April, was the 47th Annual Earth Day, celebrated in 192 countries around the world. This year the event took on a new important movement…the March for Science , which was observed in parallel with Earth Day in many countries. In the U.S., the March for Science was motivated by “… an alarming trend toward discrediting scientific consensus and restricting scientific discovery”. Many scientists stepped out of their comfort zones to make their voices heard in these marches (one sign seen at a march read “You know things are serious when the introverts arrive”), but the urgency is real.

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