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Cleveland - What Climate Equity Could Look Like

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A man refuels at a gas station last month in Fayetteville, N.C., during a period when a hacking attack shut down a key pipeline. Oil companies confront an uncertain future, facing pressure to move toward greener energy. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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Shalanda Baker listens during a confirmation hearing Tuesday to be Director of the Office of Minority Economic Impact for the Department of Energy. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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'Energy Justice' Nominee Brings Activist Voice To Biden's Climate Plans

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Colonial Pipeline CEO Joe Blount says that paying a multi-million dollar ransom to get a large portion of the East Coast's fuel supply back online was "the right decision to make for the country." Pavlo Gonchar/Getty Images hide caption

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The Colonial Pipeline CEO Explains The Decision To Pay Hackers A $4.4 Million Ransom

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In February, Ricki Mills watches from her Dallas home as she waits for a fire hydrant to be turned on to get water. Texas lawmakers approved a package of measures aimed at addressing what went wrong during one of the worst power outages in U.S. history. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Pictured are pumps at an Exxon gas station in Charlotte, N.C. A tiny fund got two board members elected to the oil giant's board, delivering a historic defeat to ExxonMobil. Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A Tiny Fund Has Scored A Historic Win Against ExxonMobil Over The Future Of Oil

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Pictures of plaintiffs fly outside the court in The Hague, Netherlands, before Wednesday's ruling ordering Royal Dutch Shell to rein in its carbon emissions. Thousands of citizens joined the suit charging that Shell's fossil fuel investments endanger lives. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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A gas pump is marked "out of service" as cars line up May 11 at a Circle K in Charlotte, N.C., following a ransomware attack that shut down Colonial Pipeline. Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pipeline Companies Will Have To Report Cyberattacks To The Government

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Treated Denver wastewater flows into the South Platte River in April. In what may be the largest U.S. project of its kind, Denver will use excess energy from sewage wastewater to heat and cool a new agriculture, arts and education center. Hart Van Denburg/CPR News hide caption

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How Your Hot Showers And Toilet Flushes Can Help the Climate

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Ford unveils its new all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup Wednesday at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. The truck will come with a price tag that starts at just under $40,000. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden drives the new electric Ford F-150 Lightning at the Ford Dearborn Development Center in Dearborn, Mich., on Tuesday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Latest On Biden's Infrastructure Plan, With A Vision For A New 'Climate Corps'

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Pictured is the front grill of the new Ford F-150 Lightning unveiled on Wednesday in Dearborn, Mich. The electric version of Ford's bestselling pickup truck marks a major push to get buyers to switch to electric vehicles. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Why Ford Unveiling An Electric F-150 Is A Big Deal

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The Transportation Security Administration has cybersecurity responsibilities for the nation's 2.7 million miles of pipelines. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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Beyond Airports, TSA Also Manages Pipeline Security. That Could Be A Problem

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A new International Energy Agency report on climate change calls for halting approval of all new coal power plants this year. Here, wind turbines are seen on a dike near Urk, Netherlands, in January. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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Motorists line up at a gas station on New York's Long Island, hoping to fill their tanks during the gasoline shortage of 1973-74. Long lines and fuel restrictions were common across the country. AP hide caption

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President Biden alluded to the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack in his new executive order. Here, storage tanks at a Colonial Pipeline facility are seen Wednesday in Avenel, N.J. Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Drivers wait to refuel vehicles Wednesday at a Costco Wholesale Corp. gas station in Dunwoody, Ga. Officials are urging people not to panic-buy as motorists in Southeastern states put a run on gas stations. Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A lift boat and wind turbines off Block Island, R.I., in 2016. Approval of the country's first large-scale wind farm off Martha's Vineyard signals a major shift in the clean energy landscape. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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