The fact that it's also Earth Day isn't a coincidence: protestors turned out to rally behind the need for environmental policy that effectually addresses climate change.
The massive demonstration in Washington, termed the March for Science, was an intended bipartisan call to stand up for scientific pursuits.
The marchers say they will keep marching until science is prioritized, funded, and embraced by both political parties.
The March for Science is planned to be an annual event.
While many signs promoted action against climate change, the Trump administration's actions related to science and research present other concerns, such as funding cuts for cancer research under the National Cancer Institute branch of NIH.
Described by the organizers as a "celebration of science", the march also brought together engineers from many popular tech brands such as 23andMe, Prothena, IBM, SpaceX, Salesforce, and Slack.
To discuss climate change and the March for Science, CGTN's Susan Roberts sopke to Kari Fulton. The protests have been controversial in some scientific circles but organisers defended the march as crucial.
In an Earth Day statement, President Donald Trump said that his administration is "committed to keeping our air and water clean, to preserving our forests, lakes and open spaces and to protecting endangered species".
Some protesters on the National Mall waved signs embracing science-related puns.
Scientists and their supporters were urged to turn out in force in London as well as other marches in France, Ireland, Finland, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands.
"We've not going to have a Congress of 435 scientists, but I think having more representation and demanding elected officials to base policy on sound science (will amplify) the scientific community", Naughton said.
People hold up signs during the March for Science in San Francisco, California, April 22, 2017.
"The Trump administration really has acted as a catalyst for people to step up and get involved", Naughton said, adding that about 5,000 scientists have reached out to the nonprofit and 400 recently attended an online seminar about running for office.
Brenda Ekwurzel, the director of climate science at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said that she's been trying to convey this message for years.
Katherine Mathieson, chief executive of the British Science Association, said she hoped the marches would be a catalyst for people to think about the role science plays in their lives and a chance for scientists to demonstrate the public benefit of their work. Science. When do we want it? They will provide postcards for participants to send to their political leaders and a calendar of events recommended by the march's partner groups.
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Marchers evidently felt science and the scientific method is under attack. "Every medical breakthrough, their food, clothing, our cellphones, our computers, all that is science-based", said Pati Vitt, a plant scientist at the Chicago Botanic Garden.
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One such endeavor outfitted scientists on Earth with headsets that could receive live imagery from the surface of Mars. Apple Inc. has gone to space to find additional talent for its augmented reality efforts.
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And a majority, 54%, said they did not have a problem with Trump working out of Mar-a-lago, his private club in Florida. As the president approaches his 100th day in office Saturday, he is expected to sign more executive orders this week.
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But her share of the vote was far below a March poll high of 27 per cent. "He is a hysterical, radical "Europeanist", she said. Mr Macron received several congratulatory calls on Monday from European leaders relieved to find him in pole position.