AAAS CEO Rush Holt speaks with PBS NewsHour about the challenges facing the science community

In a story entitled "How scientists are scrambling to safeguard vital environmental data," AAAS CEO Rush Holt tells Science correspondent Miles O'Brien:

When they hear public officials talk about alternative facts, they’re aghast. And when they don’t know what a new administration is going to do in support for research, they get very apprehensive about their ability to continue to do the research that they think is so valuable.

Watch the video or read the transcript here.