EDGI Coauthors Data Risk Categorization Paper with ESIP

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By: Kelsey Breseman, EDGI The Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI) formed as an emergency effort to ensure public climate data stayed available in 2016, when it designed and organized 48 “Data Rescue” events together with the University of Pennsylvania where volunteers and activists saved 200 Terabytes of government data (EDGI 2018). These events prompted […]

EDGI Supports OSTP’s Effort to Improve Access to Federally Funded Research

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Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI) Response to the Request for Public Comment on Draft Desirable Characteristics of Repositories for Managing and Sharing Data Resulting From Federally Funded Research Submitted by: Gretchen Gehrke, Grace Poudrier, Steven Gentry, Rob Brackett, and Kelsey Breseman The Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI) is a North American network with […]

An Embattled Landscape: Federal Environmental Science Integrity in the United States Today, A Three Part Series — Part 1: Targeting Scientific Influence on Policy

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By Chris Sellers, Kelsey Breseman, Leif Fredrickson, EDGI Abstract: Throughout the history of U.S. environmental legislation, science has rightly served as our main touchstone for truths about threats to environmental and human health, but the Trump Administration has been slowly eroding its ability to do so. In this report, the first of a three-part survey […]