Fearing climate change databases may be threatened in Trump era, UCLA scientists work to protect them

January 21, 2017
Scientists rally for climate change research during a meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco last year. At UCLA, climate scientists marked President Trump’s inauguration by making plans to protect their research data.
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In an effort to protect advances made in climate change research, students, archivists, librarians, and faculty at UCLA are working to capture data which may be threatened by the Trump administration. This initiative is in line with comments UCLA Chancellor Gene Block made earlier this month reiterating the University’s commitment to research, innovation, and serving the greater public good.

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