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Data Refuge (#datarefuge) is a project concerned with saving (United States) federal climate and environmental data, in response to the 2016 US Presidential election. It's an experiment by the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities ( They collaborate with Project_ARCC and University of Michigan Libraries, among others.

They held real life DataRescue events and can be followed on their Twitter account.


Their event toolkit can be found here. Instructions can be found here. They maintain a list of gov. climate datasets here.


They form part of the University of North Texas Libraries' End of Term Presidential Harvest 2016, in collaboration with Library of Congress and the Internet Archive. Data they grab may also be hosted by either the organisations holding the Data Rescue events and/or in a custom repository built using Amazon Web Services integrated with CKAN.