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China Claims Trade War Hinders Efforts to Control Carbon Emissions

The Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment claimed on Friday that the trade war between the U.S. and China is making it difficult for the latter to hit carbon emissions targets, even though Chinese researchers claimed just two weeks ago they were well ahead of schedule on meeting their emissions goals.

A man rides his scooter near the Shanghai Waigaoqiao Power Generator Company coal power plant in Shanghai on March 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Johannes EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Nancy Pelosi Dominates Virginia Congressional Debate

Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) repeatedly cast his Democrat challenger, Abigail Spanberger, as an aspiring pawn of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. He made his remarks during a Monday debate for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District in Culpeper, VA.

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