‘Guerrilla archiving’: Scientists copy climate data, fearing Trump purge

‘Guerrilla archiving’: Scientists copy climate data, fearing Trump purgeScientists have started copying recent environmental measurements from government servers to make sure they are not lost under the administration of President-elect Donald Trump, who has denied mainstream climate science. Several efforts have taken off throughout North America to preserve information from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that environmentalists consider at high risk of being deleted or removed from online public access: data on climate change, water, air and toxins. Researchers from various organizations have preemptively started to rewrite the code for publicly available information on the EPA’s website into a format that can be preserved by the Internet Archive, a San Francisco-based digital library.

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