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Greta Thunberg: Are We Running Out Of Time To Save Our Planet?

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Bruce Friedrich: How Is Eating Meat Affecting Our Planet?

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Jennifer Wilcox: How Can We Remove CO2 From The Atmosphere? Will We Do It In Time?

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Sean Davis: What Can We Learn From The Global Effort To Save The Ozone Layer?

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Per Espen Stoknes: What Holds Us Back From Facing The Threats Of Climate Change?

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Plants like this Darigold dairy processing facility in Portland, Ore., may see higher energy prices under a cap-and-trade plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Bradley W. Parks hide caption

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Princess Cruise Lines and its parent company Carnival Corporation have agreed to pay a $20 million criminal penalty for environmental violations. Casey Rodgers/AP hide caption

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Range Resources was sued over the effects of drilling Washington County, Pa., in 2012. Reid R. Frazier/The Allegheny Front/StateImpact Pennsylvania hide caption

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T.K. Thorne says the $20 monthly solar fee she pays to Alabama Power will double the time it will take to pay off her rooftop solar system. Julia Simon for NPR hide caption

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To Some Solar Users, Power Company Fees Are An Unfair Charge

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Solar panels cover cars parked in a lot nearby Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. The city aims to rely largely on renewable energy by 2035. Jaime Henry-White/AP hide caption

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Denise Brinley is executive director at the Pennsylvania Governor's Office of Energy. The state produces "playbooks" to highlight ways old coal power plant sites could be redeveloped. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Finding New Opportunity For Old Coal-Fired Power Plant Sites

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt was among the most controversial of President Trump's original Cabinet-level picks. Pete Marovich/Getty Images hide caption

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Researchers also found that congestion on the roads in San Francisco also was exacerbated because of where the ride-hailing cars were and at what time of day. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Entering the control room at Three Mile Island Unit 1 is like stepping back in time. Except for a few digital screens and new counters, much of the equipment is original to 1974, when the plant began generating electricity. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Artist rendering of NuScale Power's nuclear power plant design, which would use small modular reactors. NuScale Power hide caption

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This Company Says The Future Of Nuclear Energy Is Smaller, Cheaper And Safer

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The area of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen here in July 2010, shortly before the Macondo well was capped after spilling oil for 87 days. The Trump administration has proposed revisions to Obama-era rules that aimed to prevent similar disasters. Dave Martin/Associated Press hide caption

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