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Lorelei Oviatt sees this hillside in Kern County’s Tehachapi Range as a great example of a profitable wind farm.
Kern County, California, went Republican by 18 points in the last election. Now it's captivated by wind and solar power. Here's why.

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How one car maker's engineering ingenuity and dedication to efficiency blazed a trail to the 21st century.
One woman's quest to become the world's leading expert on a bug.
Exploring New York's urban secrets.
It seemed simple, how I found myself at the Watering Hole lounge in Sebring, Florida, beside the cage of a 14-foot alligator.
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Over the years the specifics change, as both building technology and seismic research advance, but the general principle endures: politics, technology, and science should work together to protect people's lives.
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As kids, we were all admonished to finish what's on our plate for the sake of those starving children in poor, faraway countries.
I started my career fighting to block unsafe oil drilling, so I find the spill unspeakably tragic.
FIELDWORK: Home, Sweet Home NRDC in the News
Clean-energy advocates and local citizens kill plans for a dirty power plant in the heart of coal country.
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