Gale force winds, sleet and freezing temperatures could not stop some 2,000 people from turning out to support the March for Science on Earth Day, 22 April.  Among them were many members of Democrats Abroad from Hamburg and northern Germany.  Science had its place in the sun though, as various speakers extolled the virtues of truth and fact based research and communication as the only weapon against the spreading confusion of "alternative facts".

Article by Maryann Schmunk

Photos by Maryann Schmunk and Chesney McKinley Severance


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