Jeff Brady Jeff Brady is an NPR National Desk Correspondent based in Philadelphia. He covers the mid-Atlantic region and the energy industry.
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LED lightbulbs have replaced many incandescent ones. Now, the Trump administration wants to reverse an Obama-era rule designed to make a wide array of other lightbulbs more efficient. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Dims Rule On Energy Efficient Lightbulbs

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Mueller's Investigation Is Over, And President Trump's Supporters Are Relieved

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Students Around The World Skip School To Call For More Action To Address Climate Change

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Hundreds of schoolchildren take part in a climate protest in Hong Kong Friday. So-called 'school strikes' were planned in more than 100 countries and territories, including the U.S., to protest governments' failure to act against global warming. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Skipping School Around The World To Push For Action On Climate Change

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John Ord of Susquehanna, Pa., loads 40-pound bags of anthracite coal into his car. He's among the fewer than 130,000 households left in the United States that burn coal to heat their homes. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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For The Few Who Heat Homes With Coal, It's Still King

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The Naval Air Warfare Center in Warminster, Pa., is one of many places across the U.S. where the foams once used in firefighting training contained harmful chemicals known as PFAS. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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President Trump is pressuring the Tennessee Valley Authority not to close a coal-fired power plant at its Paradise Fossil Plant in Kentucky. Dylan Lovan/AP hide caption

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Environmental activists occupy the office of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi this past December. They plan more sit-ins to push for support of a sweeping resolution to address climate change. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Despite Few Details And Much Doubt, The Green New Deal Generates Enthusiasm

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Frank Ruopoli of Charleston, S.C., works at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. After the 2013 partial shutdown he earned an emergency medical technician certification. Now he's found a part-time job to earn money during this shutdown. Courtesy of Frank Ruopoli hide caption

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Federal Employees Moonlight To Pay The Bills

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How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting Pennsylvania Farmers

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Democrats Prepare To Take The House, Vow To Put Climate Change On The Agenda

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The Trump administration EPA says regulations to reduce power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants are too costly and should no longer be considered legally "appropriate and necessary." Matt Brown/AP hide caption

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It's been 50 years since Philadelphia Eagles fans pelted Santa with snow balls from the stands. Some people say they are ashamed of what happened that day, while others remain unapologetic. Alex Pantling/Getty Images hide caption

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Philly Frustration, 1968: 'The Day That They Were All Against Everything'

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Carbon Engineering CEO Steve Oldham stands in front of the company's Squamish, British Columbia, pilot plant. It uses a chemical process to extract carbon dioxide from the air and turn it into a fuel similar to crude oil. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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How One Company Pulls Carbon From The Air, Aiming To Avert A Climate Catastrophe

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