As he seeks re-election, US President Donald Trump’s actions in the face of COVID-19 are just one example of the damage he has inflicted on science and its institutions over the past four years, with repercussions for lives and livelihoods.
“This is not just ineptitude, it’s sabotage.”
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
It's too easy to lose track of all the ways that Trump has damaged science over the last 4 years - so added it all up in one story, and looked at why the scars could last decades
We are screwed for years to come. “Trump’s rally in Nevada, on 13 September contravened state health rules, which limit gatherings to 50 & require social distancing. Trump knew it, and later flaunted that the state authorities failed to stop him.” #COVID19
Science: Nature: NEJM: These are calls to action by/for the scientific and medical communities. We are under attack and people's lives are at stake. #VoteEarly
As he seeks re-election, US President Donald Trump’s actions in the face of COVID-19 are just one example of the damage he has inflicted on science and its institutions over the past four years, with repercussions for lives and livelihoods.
This excellent piece makes it clear why people saying and others should stick to science and "stay out of politics" are effectively being complicit in attacks on science.
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
“The US president has exacerbated the pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 people in the United States, rolled back environmental and public-health regulations and undermined science and scientific institutions. Some of the harm could be permanent.”
“This is not just ineptitude, it’s sabotage.”
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
“This is not just ineptitude, it’s sabotage,” says Jeffrey Shaman, an epidemiologist at Columbia University who has modelled the evolution of the pandemic and how earlier interventions have saved lives. “He has sabotaged efforts to keep people safe.”
'The US president’s actions have exacerbated the pandemic that has killed nearly 200,000 people, rolled back environmental and public-health regulations and undermined science and scientific institutions. Some of the harm could be permanent.'
Nature tallies up the toll. "How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover"
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
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Scathing inditement of an anti-science agenda that has cost America precious time, trust, livelihoods and lives.
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover Great summary
Excoriating assessment of the #Trump presidency and administration by Nature, the world’s prestigious scientific journal: “How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover”
"I’ve never seen such an orchestrated war on the environment or science" [Christine Todd Whitman, former EPA head] "...poured an acid on public institutions that is much more powerful than anything we’ve seen before" [David Victor, UCSD] by
Has Nature, one of the most prestigious scientific journals in the world, ever before published a public critique of a sitting US President? This is how critical this election is. VOTE!
I have made these arguments to physician professional organizations and been either ignored or told to shut up. Glad to see the word is getting out. How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
"The US president’s actions have exacerbated the pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 people in the US, rolled back environmental and public-health regulations and undermined science and scientific institutions. Some of the harm could be permanent."
“#Trump has weakened America’s ability to respond to global crises and isolated the country’s science” #SadButTrue #VoteScience #VoteHealth
How Trump damaged science - and why it could take decades to recover Professor James Wilsdon discusses how the US and UK are at risk of losing influence internationally, for .
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
All that fake (yes, fake) Russia intrigue was a distraction from real damage being done by Happening in plain sight since Jan 2017 "I’ve never seen such an orchestrated war on the environment or science" [email protected], EPA head under George W Bush
How Trump damaged science. "In dozens of interviews...researchers have highlighted...[that Trump's actions devalue] public trust in the importance of truth and evidence, which underpin science as well as democracy."
A consensus reached. How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
Nature: “How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover”
How Trump has damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover. By for
#Presidementia - MUST READ - How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
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Trump's behavior today should come as no surprise. lists the ways that Trump has rejected science during his reign. “I’ve never seen such an orchestrated war on the environment or science,” says one former EPA director.
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
“Quantifying Trump’s responsibility for deaths and disease across the country is difficult… but Shaman and others suggest that the majority of the lives lost in the United States could have been saved had the country stepped up to the challenge earlier.”
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
“The statistics are stark. The United States death toll has passed 200,000 — more than any other nation and more than one-fifth of the global total, even though the United States accounts for just 4% of world population.”
This piece in shows how truly is the greatest US president… at killing Americans. (And it doesn’t even mention his efforts to remove their entitlement to basic healthcare.)
How Trump damaged science and why it might take decades to recover - Nature #science #scichat #sciencetwitter
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
ICYMI: , & now . It seems the scientific community has had enough.
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
So sad... How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
“The harm to scientific integrity, public trust and the United States’ stature could linger well beyond Trump’s tenure”
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover: His actions have exacerbated the pandemic, killed 100s of 1000s, rolled back environmental & public-hlth regulations & undermined science & scientific institutions. via
Nature article by reviews admin's response to #Covid19. “I’ve never seen such an orchestrated war on the environment or science,” says Christine Todd Whitman, who headed the EPA under former Republican president George W. Bush.
Accompanying feature by is a litany of Trump’s many crimes against science. “The Trump folks have poured an acid on public institutions that is much more powerful than anything we’ve seen before.”
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover. Illustration by Señor Salme #PandemicAffects #Pandemic #ClimateCrisis #Epidemiology #USgovernment
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
“‘This is not just ineptitude, it’s sabotage,’ says Jeffrey Shaman, an epidemiologist at Columbia, who has modelled the evolution of the pandemic & how earlier interventions might have saved lives in the US. ’Trump sabotaged efforts to keep people safe.’”
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
From It could take decades to recover from actions that have exacerbated pandemic, killed >200,000 people in US, rolled back environmental & public-health regulations, undermined science & scientific institutions. h/t
Scientists are interested in evidence...and then there’s Trump ⁦
"The U.S., a powerhouse with vast resources, has experienced more than 7 million COVID-19 cases, and its death toll has passed 200,000—more than any other nation and more than 1/5 of the global total, even though the U.S. accounts 4% of world population."
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
This really isn't good news for science at all. I heard yesterday that the numbers of foreign scientists is decreasing very rapidly at the moment, a braindrain so you will...
How Trump damaged science that could take decades to recover Trump's actions exacerbated pandemic killing >200,000 in US, rolled back environmental/public-health regs & undermined science/institutions-some harm could be permanent
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover