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Scientists Are Frantically Copying U.S. Climate Data, Fearing It Might Vanish Under Trump

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Hurricane Otto, Central America

A satellite image of Hurricane Otto approaching the coast of Central America onNov. 24.

Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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.

From The Washington Post
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