March for Science held in Raleigh on Earth Day
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Thousands across the country celebrated Earth Day on Saturday by participating in the March For Science.
In Raleigh, participants gathered at Shaw University and then went to Moore Square for a rally and community science fair.
Marchers held signs with some saying, “there is no Planet B” and “Make the planet great again.”
The March for Science is a global movement to defend science and its role in health, the economy and government.
Congressman David Price walked with marchers to Moore Square.
“The message of this march today is that America understands and America cares,” Price said.
Science brought Matthew Warren all of the way from California to the Triangle.
The 27-year-old is working on his Ph.D. in nutrition at N.C. State University.
“Marching along with all of these great scientists, just to show that science is a way of life. Regardless of what your perceptions are, science is awesome. If you’re interested in