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COP28 president Sultan al-Jaber of the United Arab Emirates at the annual climate meeting in Dubai. Getty Images Europe hide caption

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New York state plans to ban natural gas stoves and furnaces in most new buildings, a policy aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions without making people replace their beloved cooking equipment. Thomas Kienzle/AP hide caption

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Lelac Almagor and two of her children take NPR's Adam Bearne for a ride in their e-cargo bike. Eric Bourland hide caption

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EVs are expensive. These city commuters ditched cars altogether — for e-bikes

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A mine railway operator in Eastern Ukraine waits as workers disembark. Russia's invasion of Ukraine disrupted global supplies of fossil fuels and led to more reliance on coal for electricity in some countries. The future sources of energy around the world are major topics at climate negotiations underway in Egypt starting this week. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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FAQ: What's at stake at the COP27 global climate negotiations

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A coal-hauling truck with 240 tons of coal drives to the surface at the Buckskin Coal Mine in Gillette, Wyo., in 2004. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. coal production is up sharply after hitting a 50-year low last year

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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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Levi Draheim, 11, wears a dust mask as he participates in a demonstration in Miami in July 2019. A lawsuit filed by him and other young people urging action against climate change was thrown out by a federal appeals court Friday. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Kids' Climate Case 'Reluctantly' Dismissed By Appeals Court

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Investors are spending billions of dollars to align their portfolios with their personal values. But there's little agreement on what exactly qualifies — or disqualifies — an investment option from being marketed as sustainable. Above, pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange on June 10. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Dungeness crab like these, caught off the coast of Alaska, have been affected by the neurotoxin domoic acid because of algae blooms in recent years, which makes them unsafe to eat. Michael Melford/Getty Images hide caption

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"Keep it in the ground" activists protesting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline on February 17, 2018 near Belle Rose, Louisiana. Travis Lux/WWNO hide caption

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'Keep It In The Ground' Activists Optimistic Despite Oil Boom

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NET Power has built carbon capture technology into its power plant outside Houston, which will generate electricity by burning natural gas. The demonstration project should be fully operational later this year, according to NET Power. Courtesy of NET Power hide caption

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Natural Gas Plant Makes A Play For Coal's Market, Using 'Clean' Technology

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President Trump signs one of five executive orders related to the oil pipeline industry. Trump has been busy for more than two weeks rolling back President Barack Obama's environmental legacy. Shawn Thew/Getty Images hide caption

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'America First' Energy Plan Challenges Free Market Realities

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Donald Trump laid out a plan for his first 100 days in the Oval Office. Chelsea Beck/NPR hide caption

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Donald Trump Has Plans To Hit The Ground Running. Here's What He Wants To Do

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A rally, march and mass civil disobedience to stop oil trains in the Port of Albany was held on Saturday by more than 1,500 people from Albany, N.Y., and from as far as Maine, Quebec and central Pennsylvania. Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Alumnus Will Lawrence of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Student Network came back to Swarthmore to help the students effectively communicate their protest to the school's administrators. Emily Cohen/NewsWorks hide caption

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Students Push College Fossil Fuel Divestment To Stigmatize Industry

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The abandoned Cherokee Clay and Brick Mine in Lee County, N.C., may become a landfill for coal ash. Dave DeWitt/WUNC hide caption

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After Toxic Ash Spill, Energy Company And Locals Struggle Over Solution

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