SpaceUp France joined the March for Science – April 22nd 2017


We’re proud to announce SpaceUp France joined the March for Science movement.

Initiated worldwide in reaction to the anti-science positions of the new president of the United States, the March for Science will take place in April 22nd 2017, International Earth Day (ONU), in over 500 cities in more than 20 countries.

In France, the climate change issue – among many others – although fundamental on the planet scale, is completely missing within all the presidential campaign debates. On the other hand, the political speeches based on ideological affirmations have reached an unprecedented success. Whereas, those based on results following data collection and methodological analysis – from scientists, magistrates or journalists – have become a target.

 

APRIL 22ND, MARCH WITH US FOR:

  • Defend the scientific methods to face the opinions and ideologies preconceived
  • Demonstrate citizen support to the independence of public research
  • Reinforce the dialog between science and society and define together the place of science in the society
  • Promote the scientific culture and participative sciences
  • Convince the politicians to better consider the scientific results in their decisions.

On this day, scientists, engineer, science geeks and passionate people will march all together all around the globe. Come and join the movement !


A propos de Isabelle D.

Space exploration enthusiast. Engineer on space projects : Gaia satellite, telecoms satellites,… and Ground Control Segments. I like sharing my passion with children and people, for example within writing my website “Rêves d’espace” (in french). I was involved in the organisation of the previous SpaceUp in France (SpaceUp Toulouse in 2014 and SpaceUp X in November 2015),

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