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Denver's newest skyscraper (center) followed new building codes for energy efficiency. The city wants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050. Dan Boyce for NPR hide caption

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Despite Progress, Cities Struggle With Ambitious Climate Goals

Dozens of cities are vowing to cut their carbon emissions and uphold the U.S. commitment to the Paris climate deal. Despite progress, many are falling short of their most ambitious goals.

David Zatezalo, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, was asked about the advanced black lung epidemic at a congressional hearing in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 6, 2018. Huo Jingnan/NPR hide caption

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Black Lung Study Finds Biggest Cluster Ever Of Fatal Coal Miners' Disease

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President Trump listens during a White House meeting with law enforcement officials on the MS-13 street gang and border security. To pressure Democrats to sign onto his immigration plan, he threatened another government shutdown if they don't agree. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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House Passes Funding Extension After Trump Says 'I'd Love To See A Shutdown'

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Thousands of immigrants and supporters join the Defend DACA March in Los Angeles in September to oppose the President Trump's ordered end to DACA protections. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR Poll: 2 In 3 Support Legal Status For DREAMers; Majority Oppose Building A Wall

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Denver's newest skyscraper (center) followed new building codes for energy efficiency. The city wants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050. Dan Boyce for NPR hide caption

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Despite Progress, Cities Struggle With Ambitious Climate Goals

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A Tiny Pulse Of Electricity Can Help The Brain Form Lasting Memories

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