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In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, a rooftop is covered with solar panels at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, in New York. (Mark Lennihan, File/AP)
In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, a rooftop is covered with solar panels at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, in New York. (Mark Lennihan, File/AP)
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President Trump imposed tariffs on imports of washing machines, solar energy cells and solar panels this week.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Varun Sivaram (@vsiv), science and technology fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of the forthcoming book "Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet," about what the tariffs mean for the solar industry in the U.S.

This segment aired on January 23, 2018.

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