On May 4, workers dismantle the charred remains of a house in Firestone, Colo., where an unrefined gas line leak explosion killed two people in April. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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'They're Everywhere': Oil, Gas Wells Dot Developments, Raising Potential Dangers

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A work crew for the Pittsburgh company Energy Independent Solutions installs solar panels at a community building in Millvale, Pa. Reid Frazier/The Allegheny Front hide caption

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As Coal Jobs Decline, Solar Sector Shines

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Oil pump jacks work behind a natural gas flare near Watford City, N.D., in 2014. The oil and gas industry is lobbying lawmakers to repeal a rule that aims to limit the emissions of methane, the chief component of natural gas. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Inside The Debate Over Repealing Curbs On Methane Leaks

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Coal is piled up at the Gallatin Fossil Plant in Gallatin, Tenn. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Environmentalists, Coal Companies Rally Around Technology To Clean Up Coal

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A shark swims off the coast of Midway Atoll on the northern edge of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in Hawaii. The Trump administration plans to consider reversing the designation of some marine sanctuaries. Wyland/NOAA/AP hide caption

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Trump Signs Executive Order On Offshore Drilling And Marine Sanctuaries

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The Energy Star program started in 1992 to rate the efficiency of computer monitors and now covers dozens of product categories. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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The Ford Motor Co. display at this year's Shanghai auto show, which goes on until April 28, is filled with SUVs and electric hybrid vehicles. The U.S. automaker has announced it will electrify 70 percent of its vehicles in China by 2025. This comes as Beijing is calling on automakers to sell more electric vehicles. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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China Moves To Increase Number Of Electric Vehicles On Its Roads

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K.K. DuVivier stands by a smart meter that sends electricity back to her utility, Xcel Energy. The Denver home gets credits from Xcel for power that's added back to the grid. Grace Hood/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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As Rooftop Solar Challenges Utilities, One Aims For A Compromise

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A BP oil well near Deadhorse, Alaska was misting natural gas on Alaska's frozen North Slope on Saturday. The Alaska Department of Conservation said on Monday that a team of workers had successfully stopped the leak. U.S. EPA/AP hide caption

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Kevin Butt, Toyota's regional environmental sustainability director, at a facility that uses methane to generate clean electricity to help run Toyota's auto plant in central Kentucky. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Big Business Pushes Coal-Friendly Kentucky To Embrace Renewables

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The new report from leading U.S. scientists shines a spotlight on how the research enterprise as a whole creates incentives that can be detrimental to good research. Robert Essel NYC/Getty Images hide caption

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Top Scientists Revamp Standards To Foster Integrity In Research

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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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'Brave New Workers': A Texas Cowboy Finds Fortune In The Wind

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A screenshot of the Bureau of Land Management's home page displays a photo of a "large coal seam at the Peabody North Antelope Rochelle Mine in Wyoming." Bureau of Land Management/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Urban Camouflage for Reptiles: "I basically thought about how turtles have camouflage that doesn't really work very well for them in the urban environments they often live in these days," Keats said. "So my thought was, can we go to our military and look at urban warfare as inspiration." Jonathon Keats hide caption

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Artist's Exhibit Borrows Human Tech To Solve Nature's Manmade Problems

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At Kemper, Mississippi Power has built an entirely new coal plant from the ground up. But the plant, which uses carbon capture technology, has experienced missed deadlines, cost overruns and other problems. Courtesy of Mississippi Power hide caption

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Climate-Friendly Coal Technology Works But Is Proving Difficult To Scale Up

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Toshiba Corp. President Satoshi Tsunakawa bows during a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo on Wednesday. Toshiba says its American nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric has filed for bankruptcy protection. Shizuo Kambayashi/AP hide caption

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Mayor Of Wyoming Coal Town Reacts To Trump's Climate Order

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Trump Signs Executive Order Rolling Back Regulation On Carbon Emissions

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