Day 10 of 14 Brainstorming Signs for the #MarchForScience, #ScienceMarch.  Today's theme: public funding for sustainable science.  A number of the most important scientific research projects are currently under threat.  When agencies like the #EPA experience funding cuts, it undermines policy that might help us protect our public and global health.  Decisions like Pruitt's to ignore science that demonstrates harm does not bode well for scientific investments in the future.  At the same time, increased funding is being directed to the military-industrial complex.  R&D for violence is neither sustainable nor in the public interest, and is primarily a 'give' to private military contractors.  Science in the hands of an authoritarian state is dangerous.
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  • zerowastefailDay 10 of 14 Brainstorming Signs for the #MarchForScience, #ScienceMarch. Today's theme: public funding for sustainable science. A number of the most important scientific research projects are currently under threat. When agencies like the #EPA experience funding cuts, it undermines policy that might help us protect our public and global health. Decisions like Pruitt's to ignore science that demonstrates harm does not bode well for scientific investments in the future. At the same time, increased funding is being directed to the military-industrial complex. R&D for violence is neither sustainable nor in the public interest, and is primarily a 'give' to private military contractors. Science in the hands of an authoritarian state is dangerous.

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