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Elliot Berman with his team at Solar Power Corporation outside their office and manufacturing facility in Braintree, Mass., in 1973. John Perlin, author of Let it Shine: The 6,000-Year Story of Solar Energy, credits Berman with planting the flag of solar photovoltaics throughout the world. Solar Power Corporation via John Perlin hide caption

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How Big Oil Of The Past Helped Launch The Solar Industry Of Today

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces the company's climate initiative Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Amazon hide caption

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Amazon Makes 'Climate Pledge' As Workers Plan Walkout

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T. Boone Pickens founded the company that became Mesa Petroleum and later began a hedge fund focused on energy investments. He died Wednesday at age 91. Larry W. Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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T. Boone Pickens, Iconic Oil Tycoon, Dead At 91

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Rob Van Vleet secures a wind turbine blade onto an oversize truck at the Kimball Wind Farm in southwest Nebraska. Christina Stella/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Unfurling The Waste Problem Caused By Wind Energy

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A Rough Terrain Container Handler, or RTCH, moves a shipping container full of about 40,000 pounds of wood chips to a nearby railcar. Ryan Heinsius/KNAU hide caption

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Chip-And-Ship Forest Clearing May Help Prevent Wildfire Disasters

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Mike Hickey works on capping an an orphaned well in Adams County, Colo. The EPA estimates there are more than 1 million abandoned gas and oil wells across the country. Matt Bloom/KNUC hide caption

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Cleaning Up Abandoned Wells Proves Costly To Gas And Oil Producing States

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Ty Cordingly and his dad at a local Gillette diner. He's seen coworkers leave the state for jobs and thinks Wyoming relies too much on the energy industry. Cooper McKim/Wyoming Public Media hide caption

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'It's The Stone Age Of Fossil Fuels': Coal Bankruptcy Tests Wyoming Town

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