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Alarmed that decades of crucial climate measurements could vanish under a hostile Trump administration, scientists have begun a feverish attempt to copy reams of government data onto independent servers in hopes of safeguarding it from any political interference.

The efforts include a “guerrilla archiving event” in Toronto where experts will copy irreplaceable public data, meetings at the University of Pennsylvania focused on how to download as much federal data as possible in the coming weeks, and a collaboration of scientists and database experts who are compiling an online site to harbor scientific information.

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9 thoughts on “Scientists are frantically copying U.S. climate data, fearing it might vanish under Trump

  1. Their efforts may be for naught, but better safe than sorry. There’s simply no telling what The tRump and his “esteemed” cabinet will do to this country … and the world.

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