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ExxonMobil CEO, Darren Woods, speaks at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Week in San Francisco on Nov. 15, 2023. Oil companies have a big platform at the ongoing COP28 climate conference in Dubai, and experts say their language is important because it can make it into policy. Woods, for example, attended COP28, the first time an ExxonMobil CEO has gone to the gathering. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Oil companies are embracing terms like 'lower carbon.' Here's what they really mean

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Hundreds of active oil wells sit in densely populated and mostly low-income neighborhoods in Los Angeles. A new report details why equity should be central to climate and energy policy in the U.S. to address historical practices. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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An aerial view of the Salem Nuclear Power Plant and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Station situated on the Delaware River in Lower Alloways Township, New Jersey. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What role does nuclear power play in the U.S. effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions?

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