Former NOAA chief fears for ‘very future of our democracy’ if scientists are ‘intimidated’ under Donald Trump

An event organised by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) at the annual meeting saw emotions run high as some people in the crowd compared Mr Trump to the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini and his administration to the Nazis in 1930s Germany.

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  • canminuteman

    I’m more concerned about the fact that we have scientists who think their political agenda is more important than the truth.

    • WalterBannon

      they are not scientists

      • Highfalutin, words from know-it-alls, who don’t.

      • Alain

        They are more like followers of Scientology.

  • Ed

    “…This ‘gag order’ was described by Professor Barbara Schaal, president of the AAAS, as “chilling” when she opened the meeting…”

    When the left issues “gag orders” (You can’t say that! No platform! Take your hate speech off our campus!) it’s good.

  • Millie_Woods

    Where was the USC when scientists were being intimidated and fired for questioning climate change ‘theory’? These guys aren’t real scientists, they’re dogmacrats.

  • pdxnag

    Local news folks interviewed people attending a Senator Ron Wyden gathering. They were all in a full Chicken Little panic.

  • WalterBannon

    the Union of Concerned Propagandists are most certainly not scientists

  • mauser 98

    … a great read
    …..CERN , science fraud , NOAA data fraud

    ‘CERN just found that our big,
    abrupt climate changes are produced by variations in the sun’sactivity. ‘
    ‘The UN is guilty of giving the IPCC a mandate to find a “human cause” for the “unprecedented warming.”

    http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/02/democrats_real_global_warming_fraud_revealed.html

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/4a7b60db43f4f804d46de368de4c7f6f7aa99aca2f85fca253fdfe51ff008e33.jpg

  • simus1

    The “former NOAA chief witchdoctor” should be charged with fraud and requested to surrender his passport for the duration or be kept in jail pending trial.

  • The Deplorable Rosenmops

    Scientists have been intimidated for years by political correctness.

  • terrence22

    All it takes to become a member of the UCS is have a credit card. Anthony Watts whose site is https://wattsupwiththat.com/ registered his dog, Kenji, so Kenji is a card holding member in the UCS. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/9ba1377a02fd62187113549e9f5820a73cdcb2cda29191e36b1e38e7af9ac785.jpg

    • Alain

      His dog is probably more qualified than this lot.