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A Chinese laborer stands near a furnace as
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A Chinese laborer stands near a furnace as he works at an unauthorized steel factory on Nov. 3, 2016, in Inner Mongolia, China. To meet China's targets to slash emissions of carbon dioxide, authorities are pushing to shut down privately owned steel, coal, and other high-polluting factories scattered across rural areas. In many cases, factory owners say they pay informal "fines" to local inspectors and then re-open. The enforcement comes as the future of U.S. support for the 2015 Paris Agreement is in question, leaving China poised as an unlikely leader in the international effort against climate change. (Credit: Getty Images / Kevin Frayer)

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