For protecting the world’s climate change data: In a Daily Show episode that aired in March, University of Toronto historian Michelle Murphy is handed a USB stick of important climate data from American “hackers,” as well as other items possibly imperiled during Donald Trump’s administration, including Meryl Streep’s Oscar trophies. But the “guerilla archiving” happening under Murphy’s direction is no joke. Since environmental data started disappearing from government websites after Trump’s election win, her team has been harvesting, copying and filing U.S. government data so researchers on either side of the border can continue working. This fall, her team got funding from the prestigious Connaught Global Challenge Award to keep fighting the good fight. —S.B.