Wind turbines turn above cornfields in rural Iowa

Revolt: Blue-Collar Wind

The wind energy industry is reshaping life in Middle America, bringing new jobs and revenue to the Heartland.

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1:03Firefighter during the Nuns fire in Sonoma County
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Northern California Firefighters Catch A Break As Winds Ease Up

0:48Air pollution in Los Angeles
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Study: Pollution's Effects On Lifespan May Start In The Womb

1:32Artist's rendering of 2 neutron stars colliding
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What The Latest In Gravitational Waves Tells Us About Neutron Stars

1:37Hurricane Irma
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2017 Will Be One Of The Costliest U.S. Natural Disaster Years Ever

1:47People in Puerto Rico showering in spring water
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Puerto Rico's Water Crisis Is More Complicated Than You Think

1:15Psilocybe Cubensis mushrooms
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Researchers Think Psychedelic Drugs Might Do More Than Get You High

1:32Dog smiling
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A New California Law Will Take Rescue Pets From Shelters To Stores

1:20Wildfires burn in California
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Inmates Are Fighting California's Wildfires

1:25A truck drives by Pacificorp's coal-fired power plant
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Close Or Convert: The Big Choice Many Coal Plants Are Facing

1:03People in California wear masks due to air pollution
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California Wildfires Are Causing Problems Well Beyond The Fires' Edge

0:55Ophelia as a tropical storm
NASA

Hurricanes In Ireland Could Be The New Normal

0:56President Donald Trump
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Senators Urge Trump To Take Action On Opioids

1:16Smoke leaves a coal-fired generator located in China
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NASA Has A Better Idea How Humans, Weather Shift The Carbon Cycle

0:55A refugee child's drawing
UNICEF

After Conflict And Violence, These Refugee Kids Draw What They Saw

1:01An artist's concept of an asteroid.
NASA

NASA Sees Asteroid Flyby As A Chance To Test Its Tracking Tech

1:07Eiffel Tower
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Paris Sets Accelerated Timeline To Eliminate Diesel And Gas Vehicles

1:30Ozone hole at its maximum
NASA

Something Might Be Keeping The Ozone Layer From Healing Itself

0:53An overweight child
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The Childhood Obesity Rate Has Skyrocketed In 40 Years

11:47Volunteer rescue worker Mike Level and reporter Zach Toombs search for residents trapped by floodwaters.
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Revolt: When It Rains

1:05A coal-fired power plant in West Virginia
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Most Of The World's Carbon Emissions Come From Just 100 Companies

1:23Storm clouds over Chicago
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How Cities Will Stay Dry In A Rain-Soaked Future

1:07Woman smokes a menthol cigarette
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Doctors Are Split On Cigarettes' Place In Psychiatric Hospitals

3:14Ranchers Joe and Brian Gader look over their drought-stricken sorghum field in North Dakota.
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Debriefing 'Revolt: When It Rains'

1:34An offshore wind farm
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Scientists Say The Future Of Wind Energy Might Be On The Open Ocean

1:35Child in Madagascar
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Madagascar Might Need Millions More In Aid To Combat Plague Outbreak

1:40A coal-fired power plant.
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EPA Moves To Overturn Another Obama-Era Environmental Protection

1:05University of Chicago professor Richard Thaler.
University of Chicago

American Professor Wins Nobel Prize For Behavioral Economics

0:58California Gov. Jerry Brown
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Exposing Someone To HIV On Purpose Is No Longer A Felony In California

1:29Filipino man rests arms on coffin
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Philippine Drug War Could Have Devastating Effects On HIV Prevention

1:02A bee
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Honey Analysis Shows Insecticide Contamination All Over The World