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Danny Luckman and Aidan Czerniak of Simply Installs Heating & Air Conditioning cut out and remove natural gas lines from a tattoo and piercing shop. To meet climate change goals, Ithaca, New York wants to switch from gas to electric in the city's 6000 buildings. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Climate

Getting off fossil fuels is hard, but this city is doing it — building by building

Ithaca, N.Y., wants to eliminate greenhouse gasses by 2030 — 20 years faster than the rest of the country. But even in this liberal city meeting climate targets is harder than expected.

A memorial at the site of the Nova rave, the deadliest single site of the attacks on Oct. 7. A new report by a United Nations team found "reasonable grounds to believe" that rape took place on Oct. 7, including at the site of the rave. Menaham Kahana/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A U.N. report finds 'reasonable grounds to believe' attacks in Israel included rapes

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Danny Luckman and Aidan Czerniak of Simply Installs Heating & Air Conditioning cut out and remove natural gas lines from a tattoo and piercing shop. To meet climate change goals, Ithaca, New York wants to switch from gas to electric in the city's 6000 buildings. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Getting off fossil fuels is hard, but this city is doing it — building by building

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