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Dec. 9, 2013 The sun is seen behind smoke billowing from a chimney of a heating plant in Taiyuan, China. A coal-dependent manufacturing base has made China the world's biggest contributor to climate change. High and rising local air-pollution levels have sparked widespread complains from the public nationwide. Jon Woo/Reuters Buy Photo