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    ‘Guerrilla Archivists’ Aim to Rescue EPA Data From Trump

    They won’t be denied. This Saturday, Canadian researchers plan to grab as much of the American government’s climate change data as they can to protect it from Donald Trump, who’s called global warming a “hoax” and named a like-minded EPA head. The academics, fearing the incoming president will purge data — as some suspect he’ll also do with federal climate experts — will preserve the research on Canadian servers. Online information has disappeared during previous government transitions, organizers say, so anything’s possible after Trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration.

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