December 2, 2021

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Why Scientific American is giving its first ever presidential endorsement | Laura Helmuth Interview

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Whether its climate change or the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump repeatedly rejects advice from specialists. He refuses to follow the science. Earlier this week, US President Trump visited California to see firsthand the devastation left by those wildfires. Before he arrived he blamed the fires on poor forest management and refused to admit that global warming is creating conditions favorable to ever bigger, ever deadlier blazes. Scientists have apparently decided it is no longer enough to let the facts speak for themselves. This week "Scientific American" – the oldest magazine in the US, ended a 175 year policy of staying out of presidential politics. The magazine’s editor in chief Laura Helmuth tweeted…"For the first time in the 175-year history of Scientific American, we are endorsing a political candidate. Please vote for Joe Biden to support science, health, the environment, evidence-based policy, and reality over disinformation." DW spoke to Laura Helmuth to ask how Scientific American came to the decision to endorse Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden.
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