One of the most shocking events of 2016 was the Fact Free Election: free license to mislead and lie, without time or care for details. The problem is politics begets policy, and the truth seems to matter less and less to people. In the case of science, this is tragic.
Marching Because Facts Matter
The worst road we can go down is to discredit and devalue truth, and for that, scientists need to speak up more clearly and more often than ever before.
Maria Gutzeit is a chemical engineer with 30 years' experience in environmental compliance policy for industry. In her free time, she plays in the dirt.