Andres Quiroz, an installer for Stellar Solar, carries a solar panel during installation at a home in Encinitas, Calif. Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Tech Leaders, Economists Split Over Clean Energy's Prospects

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By Accident, Scientists Discover Lakes Beneath Greenland

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The chimneys of the Kolaghat Thermal Power Station loom above a field flooded for rice farming near Mecheda, West Bengal, India, in July 2011. Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What's In It For U.S. To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

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At Climate Meeting, Tensions Rise Between Rich And Poor Nations

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This map from the NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory shows the amount of heat energy available to Typhoon Haiyan between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3. Darker purple indicates more available energy. Typhoons gain their strength by drawing heat out of the ocean. The path of the storm is marked with the black line in the center of the image. NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory hide caption

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Why Typhoon Haiyan Caused So Much Damage

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Orangutans can get exercise and look down their noses at zoo visitors, thanks to cables that stretch from one side of the primate habitat to the other. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For A New Kind Of Commute, Some Eye The Sky

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A lone emperor penguin makes his rounds, at the edge of an iceberg drift in the Antarctic's Ross Sea in 2006. John Weller/AP hide caption

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Delegates To Debate Watered-Down Plan For Antarctic Marine Preserve

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Diplomats Try For Deal Protecting Marine Life Near Antarctica

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Fuel Efficiency Standards Live On After 1973 Oil Embargo

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Nobel Chemistry Prize Goes To Scientists Who Made Computer Models

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3 Scientists Share 2013 Nobel Prize For Chemistry

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Scientists Win Nobel For Work On How Cells Communicate

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Nobel Prize Awarded In Medicine

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UN Climate Change Report: Sea Level, Air Temperature To Rise

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Richard Harris discussed the latest report on climate change

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