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Belinda Batten of Oregon State University stands in front of a wave energy generator prototype. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Oceans May Host Next Wave Of Renewable Energy

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Gregory Reed tours a former school now becoming a lab for energy research in Pittsburgh. Reed says he's focusing on how microgrids can provide reliable, resilient and locally produced energy. Daniella Cheslow/NPR hide caption

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Pittsburgh's Microgrids Technology Could Lead The Way For Green Energy

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The Past And Future Of Coal In China

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Workers pull pipes from an oil well in 2016 near Crescent, Okla. The oil industry wants to attract a new, more diverse generation of workers, but a history of racism and sexism makes that difficult. J Pat Carter/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Oil Has A Diversity Problem

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Hurricane Harvey delivered record rainfall to East Texas. Many scientists believe that climate change helped to make the storm wetter. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause

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At the SolarWorld manufacturing plant in Hillsboro, Ore., John Clason stacks solar cells before loading them into machines that build solar panels. Cassandra Profita/Oregon Public Broadcasting hide caption

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How Tariffs Could Help And Hurt The Solar Industry

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Charlene Aleck, an elected councilor of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation in British Columbia stands across the shore from the terminus of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Ian Stewart/NPR hide caption

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Canada's Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Faces Opposition

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A worker repairs power lines in San Isidro, Puerto Rico. An outdated, aboveground power grid coupled with a comparative shortage of utility workers have hobbled efforts to restore power in the territory. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Seafood processors like Ocean Beauty are some of the largest energy consumers in Kodiak, Alaska, which has generated more than 99 percent of its electricity from renewable sources since 2014. Here, the Ocean Beauty seafood plant. Eric Keto/Alaska's Energy Desk hide caption

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After Hurricane Power Outages, Looking To Alaska's Microgrids For A Better Way

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A man rests in a hammock, using a battery-operated light, in an area of San Isidro without electricity more than two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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