Lower Climate Goals Could Be Blocked By Natural Gas Companies : Consider This from NPR Natural gas utilities face a bleak future in a world increasingly concerned about climate change. An NPR investigation shows how they work to block local climate action and protect their business.

More from NPR's Jeff Brady and Dan Charles: As Cities Grapple With Climate Change, Gas Utilities Fight To Stay In Business. Additional reporting in this episode from NPR's Nathan Rott.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

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America's Energy Future: How Gas Companies Are Fighting To Block Climate Rules

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America's Energy Future: How Gas Companies Are Fighting To Block Climate Rules

America's Energy Future: How Gas Companies Are Fighting To Block Climate Rules

America's Energy Future: How Gas Companies Are Fighting To Block Climate Rules

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Tyler Hollon, who works for a construction company in Utah, says eliminating natural gas from apartment buildings can reduce costs. Hollon's company now shares its designs and budgets with other builders. "The reason we're giving it away is to clean up the air," Hollon says. "We want everybody to do it. It's everybody's air that we're all breathing. Makes my mountain bike ride that much easier." Kim Raff for NPR hide caption

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Natural gas utilities face a bleak future in a world increasingly concerned about climate change. An NPR investigation shows how they work to block local climate action and protect their business.

More from NPR's Jeff Brady and Dan Charles: As Cities Grapple With Climate Change, Gas Utilities Fight To Stay In Business. Additional reporting in this episode from NPR's Nathan Rott.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Lee Hale, Brianna Scott and Brent Baughman. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Jennifer Ludden, Neela Banerjee and Wynne Davis. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.