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Jason Salfi, left, and Dr. David Erickson, right, of Dimensional Energy, are finalists in the Carbon XPRIZE. They stand in front of the Dry Fork Station coal-fired power plant in Gillette, Wyo., where the competition is located. Cooper McKim/Wyoming Public Radio hide caption

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In Wyoming, A Contest To Capture Carbon And Save Coal

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John Ord of Susquehanna, Pa., loads 40-pound bags of anthracite coal into his car. He's among the fewer than 130,000 households left in the United States that burn coal to heat their homes. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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For The Few Who Heat Homes With Coal, It's Still King

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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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The Harley-Davidson LiveWire, launching in August, is the American manufacturer's first electric motorcycle. Josh Kurpius/Harley-Davidson hide caption

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Harley-Davidson Embraces A New Sound As It Enters The Electric Era

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President Trump is pressuring the Tennessee Valley Authority not to close a coal-fired power plant at its Paradise Fossil Plant in Kentucky. Dylan Lovan/AP hide caption

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A man walks past a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. entrance in Daly City, Calif. After filing for bankruptcy last month, the company will replace half of its board of directors. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Environmental activists occupy the office of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi this past December. They plan more sit-ins to push for support of a sweeping resolution to address climate change. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Despite Few Details And Much Doubt, The Green New Deal Generates Enthusiasm

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The Green New Deal legislation laid out by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey sets goals for some drastic measures to cut carbon emissions across the economy. In the process, it aims to create jobs and boost the economy. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Releases Green New Deal Outline

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A man pushes a stroller with groceries as flurries swirl around on Woodward Avenue in Detroit on Monday. Millions of Michigan residents have been asked to turn their thermostats down to conserve energy during the Polar Vortex. Ryan Garza/Detroit Free Press/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Even after massively increasing production of the Model 3, Tesla still hasn't managed to offer the car at its touted price of $35,000. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Tesla's Challenge: Leaving Behind The Lap Of Luxury

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Thailand's Pollution Control Department declared air quality in the the Thai capital unhealthy, leading to the closure of 400 public schools through the end of the week. Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (right) and National Security Adviser John Bolton announce sanctions against Venezuela, which are meant to put pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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