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- Ice Complicates Cleanup in Yellowstone's Rare Oil Spill
- U.S. Plan Would Open Atlantic to Drilling
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More About Energy
The National Geographic initiative is a call to action to become actively involved, to learn more and do more—to change how we think about and consume energy so that we can all help tackle the big energy questions.
See how the world's biggest economies stack up on emissions with an interactive map.
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See which countries pay the most for tax breaks and other mechanisms that keep fossil-fuel prices down.
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Learn more about the energy-saving projects being funded as part of National Geographic's Great Energy Challenge program.
Cities and Air Pollution
Experts convened to discuss a critical conundrum facing the giant South Asia nation.
Vote and join the debate over solutions aimed at clearing the air.
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Great Energy Challenge Blog
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- U.S. Homes Are Getting Bigger, Again, But More Energy Efficient
- Keystone Pipeline Has New Headaches – Beyond Washington
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The Big Energy Question
What innovation should shape transportation in the future?
Special Report: Shale Gas Rush
The shale gas industry maintains that it protects drinking water and land. But mistrust has been sown in rural communities.
The industry promises jobs to a state badly in need of an economic boost, but the work so far isn't where you might expect it to be.
Track the growing mark that energy companies have etched on Pennsylvania since first producing natural gas from shale.