China's carbon cutback goal a tough sell in industrial coal country

December 2, 2014 4:45 AM

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China's carbon cutback goal a tough sell in industrial coal country

In this Nov. 27, 2014 photo, workers load coal from a truck at a process station for sale in Tangxian in China's Hebei province. Just a few dozen miles from the capital of Beijing, in Hebei province, coal use has long been a way of life here, with countless house-sized mounds of it dotting the forest floor. Yet the soot-covered residents of Tang County said they see change coming as Chinese leaders pledge to cut back on the kind of rampant coal use that has made this country the world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) (The Associated Press)

In this Nov. 27, 2014 photo, workers load coal from a truck at a process station in Tangxian in China's Hebei province. Just a few dozen miles from the capital of Beijing, in Hebei province, coal use has long been a way of life here, with countless house-sized mounds of it dotting the forest floor. ...

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