25 Apr '17, 8pm

via @EnvDefenseFund

via @EnvDefenseFund

Because I’m a scientist, politically-motivated public demonstrations are far outside of my comfort zone and actually against my nature. I left academia to pursue scientific research that informs climate-related decision-making, but working for a science-based organization that’s committed to scientific integrity remains a requirement of mine. I have a strong desire to remain apolitical and a commitment to follow the data where it takes me, regardless of the outcome. So it was out of character for me to join my life’s first politically driven march in Washington, D.C., over the weekend – and, now, to be gearing up for the next public protest on Saturday. RSVP: Join the People’s Climate March I’m a scientist and I don’t want my objective agenda to be fettered by any political agenda. It’s why I didn’t attend the People’s Climate March in New York City in 2015, even though I ...

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