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China skipped COP26, but it still has emission-reduction goals to meet

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Despite its noted absence by global leaders at the COP26 conference in Glasgow, Scotland, China is still aiming to curb emissions and become carbon neutral by 2060 — a decade later than targets set by the United States and European Union. But that’s no easy feat for the world’s second-largest economy and biggest polluter. Marketplace’s Jennifer Pak visits the city of Luoyang in central China to explore the hurdles, opportunities and importance of achieving that goal. Plus: Leisure travel makes a comeback; Senate Democrats reach to cap prescription costs for older Americans; and let the tapering begin.

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