Jonathan Foley is the Executive Director of the California Academy of Sciences, where he is also the William R. and Gretchen B. Kimball Chair. His scientific work focuses on the sustainability of our planet's environmental systems, and the ecosystems and natural resources we depend on. These views are his own, and do not reflect those of the Academy or any other organization.
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Thursday, January 26, 2017
The War on Facts is a War on Democracy
There is a new incumbent in the White House, a new Congress has been sworn in, and scientists around the country are nervous as hell. We’re nervous because there seems to be a seismic shift going on in Washington, D.C., and its relationship with facts, scientific reality, and objective truth has...