Here’s Why an Obama Plan to Regulate Carbon Could Work

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The EPA is expected to let states decide how to clean up their power industries.

Impress Your Friends With Your Ability to Explain Obama’s New Climate Plan

This Kentucky coal-fired power plant will be updated to continue operation under the new rules. Dylan Lovan/AP

Because like it or not, the EPA is about to crack down on the nation’s biggest source of carbon pollution.

This Town Was Almost Swallowed by a Coal Mine

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Despite its success with renewable energy, Germany is still struggling to kick its dirtiest habit.

Germany’s Key to Clean Energy Is…This Coal Mine?

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A German engineer wants to turn an old mine, half a mile underground, into a giant battery.

Can This Coal Plant Save the Climate?

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Step inside the project that could be the key to Obama’s climate legacy… or a multibillion-dollar boondoggle.

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