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A gas flare at a natural gas processing facility near Williston, N.D. The Trump administration wants to ease regulations on methane emissions from energy production on public lands. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Model 3 sedans sit on display outside a Tesla showroom. For California to reach its ambitious climate change goals, every vehicle sold by 2040 in the state will have to be a zero-emissions vehicle. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Gov. Brown's Biggest Climate Foe Isn't Trump. It's Car-Loving Californians

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President Trump, flanked by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (left) and Energy Secretary Rick Perry (right), announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, in March 2017. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Solar panels are mounted on the roof of the Los Angeles Convention Center on September 5. The state's governor has signed a landmark bill setting a goal of 100 percent clean energy for the state's electrical needs, by the year 2045. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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An offshore installation barge welds segments of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, to be laid on the seabed near Lubmin on Germany's Baltic coast. Esme Nicholson/NPR hide caption

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In Germany, Construction Has Begun On Controversial New Russian Gas Pipeline

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The Dry Fork Station coal-fired power plant in Gillette, Wyo., supplies electricity across the West. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Coal Country: EPA Plan Is Short Term Boost, No Solution For Industry Decline

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Environmental groups opposing the Constitution Pipeline rally outside the state Capitol on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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Activists Have A New Strategy To Block Gas Pipelines: State's Rights

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Paul Gilding: How Do We Continue To Grow If The Earth Has Reached Its Limit?

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A sign is posted in late 2015, during a leak at a natural gas storage well at a Southern California Gas Company storage facility in the hills above the community of Porter Ranch, a suburb of Los Angeles. Ted Soqui/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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