Defending Science and Scientific Integrity in the Age of Trump

Saturday, February 18, 2017: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Back Bay A (Sheraton Boston Hotel)
With the new administration comes uncertainty in the role that science will play in our federal government. This panel will discuss the consequences of political interference in science and articulate the benefits of independent science-based policymaking to the nation. Speakers: Lewis Branscomb, University of California, San Diego; John Holdren, former director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Jane Lubchenco, Oregon State University; Amy Luers, Skoll Global Threats Fund.
Moderator:
Andrew Rosenberg, Union of Concerned Scientists
Discussant:
Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists
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