a new opportunity for a presidential debate on science and america’s future has been proposed, during the oregon mail-in primary. it’s important to learn what the candidates plan to do to support and promote the work of our nation’s scientists, and an open forum on the topics of science/technology, the environment, and health/medicine is an appropriate venue.
here’s a snippet of the latest invitation to such a forum, sent to the candidates by sciencedebate:
This is a serious policy discussion about the candidates’ vision for solving many of America’s most serious challenges, the majority of which revolve around issues of science and technology, and an opportunity for candidates to focus on big ideas and express their vision for how our country will remain innovative and competitive in the future.
the list of supporters for this kind of forum is impressive, and continues to grow. consider adding your name!