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Most American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market, although they disagree on how soon. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As More Electric Cars Arrive, What's The Future For Gas-Powered Engines?

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Volunteer Don Olson walks past a mound of artificial snow created by a snow gun on Tuesday at the Vasaloppet Nordic Ski Center in Mora, Minn. Christine T. Nguyen /MPR News hide caption

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In Northern Minnesota, 'Snow Farmers' Make Sure A Ski-Racing Tradition Endures

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Earth's long-term warming, compared against a base line average from 1951 to 1980, can be seen in this visualization of NASA's global temperature record. Kathryn Mersmann/NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio hide caption

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Apsara Bharati is watching over her field in Nepal, where she and her neighbors are using the system of rice intensification to plant seedlings. Danielle Preiss/NPR hide caption

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Nepalese Rice Farmers Boost Yields By Sowing Fewer Plants And Cutting Water

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A home burns during the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., in November 2018. It was one of several fires often discussed in terms of the changing climate. A new survey shows a jump in the number of Americans who are "very worried" about global warming. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Mountaineer Writes A Firsthand Report From The World's Melting Glaciers

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New Climate Deal Keeps Paris Accord Alive, Draws Path To Implementation

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Michal Kurtyka, the Polish official who led U.N. climate change negotiations in Katowice, Poland. On Dec. 15., nearly 200 countries agreed to a set of rules that will implement the landmark Paris agreement. Czarek Sokolowski/AP hide caption

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Floods in Ellicott City, Maryland, pushed cars into a pile last May. This year has been a year of record rainfall for cities throughout the mid-Atlantic and Carolinas. The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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