'Marketplace' Report: Emissions from China The Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency announced Wednesday that China has overtaken the United States as the world's biggest producer of carbon dioxide.
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'Marketplace' Report: Emissions from China

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'Marketplace' Report: Emissions from China

'Marketplace' Report: Emissions from China

'Marketplace' Report: Emissions from China

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China has overtaken the United States as the world's biggest producer of carbon dioxide.

That announcement was made Wednesday by the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.

Marketplace's Janet Babin talks with Madeleine Brand about the implications of the news.