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A Jaguar I-Pace, the first electric vehicle from the premium carmaker, charges during an event in Barcelona, Spain, in May. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Tesla Led The Charge, But More Premium Electric Vehicles Are Arriving

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Emissions rise from the Duke Energy coal-fired Asheville Power Plant ahead of Hurricane Florence in Arden, N.C., in September 2018. Regulators are supposed to make sure Duke Energy delivers reliable power at the lowest possible cost — and that's always been interpreted as cost to the consumer, not cost to the environment. Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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North Carolina Tries To Clean Up Its Electricity

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What To Expect As The 2020 Democratic Candidates Debate Climate Change Policies

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Bill Wehrum, the Environmental Protection Agencys top air policy official, said he is stepping down at the end of June. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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How The Push For Renewable Energy Is Changing Southwest Georgia

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A truck moves around the Oregon state Capitol during a protest against climate bills that truckers say will put them out of business. State Senate Republicans have left the Capitol to avoid a vote on the legislation. Sarah Zimmerman/AP hide caption

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An aerial view of the 52-megawatt solar farm built by Silicon Ranch in Hazlehurst, Ga. Ever cheaper and better solar technology, available land and lots of sunshine are driving demand for massive, utility-scale solar projects across the American Southeast. Silicon Ranch hide caption

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How Georgia Became A Surprising Bright Spot In The U.S. Solar Industry

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Considering 'Managed Retreat'

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Abandoning A Floodzone

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New York's Aggressive Battle Against Climate Change

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Trump Administration Finalizes Replacement To Obama's Clean Power

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How 1 Farmer Navigates California's Strict Limit On Groundwater

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This oblique view of the Himalayan landscape was captured by a KH-9 Hexagon satellite on Dec. 20, 1975, on the border between eastern Nepal and Sikkim, India. Josh Maurer/LDEO hide caption

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I Spy, Via Spy Satellite: Melting Himalayan Glaciers

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The Environmental Protection Agency's final version of its Affordable Clean Energy rule is supported by the coal industry, but it's not clear that it will be enough to stop more coal-fired power plants from closing. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

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