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Power pylons at sunset.
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Matthew Henry via Unsplash
Decarbonizing the grid is the dawn of a new era of electricity.
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Side view of a researcher in a lab, wearing goggles and a white coat, looking down
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Elena Zhukova
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group shot of scientists
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Kelsey Leonard
Scientists from a broad range of disciplines converged on the UCSB campus for the Institute of Complex and Adaptive Matter's annual Week of Science
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Snow-covered conifers cover the mountains under an overcast sky.
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Joan Dudney
The trees in this lush, temperate forest in the Cascade Range of Washington are likely less resistant to drought than their counterparts in drier regions to the south.

Trees are in trouble
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Flames from the Thomas Fire reflect in the waves at night.
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Ray Ford / Noozhawk
Flames from the Thomas Fire reflect in the waves just west of Ventura. Its proximity to the ocean provided researchers a unique opportunity.