Celebrated children’s TV show host and outspoken environmentalist Bill Nye “The Science Guy” will attend this year’s State of the Union address in Washington, D.C., as guest of Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.).
“Bill Nye has been inspiring countless young people to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math since before we used STEM as an acronym. Our country needs these disciplines now more than ever,” Bridenstine said in a statement.
Nye has been an outspoken critic of the Trump administration, calling it the “anti-science movement.”
“If we were talking about climate change the way we discuss whatever happened in Niger or the president’s extraordinary tweet of today, we would be doing something about it,” Nye told Time magazine in October.
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