China's well-documented air quality problems, and its status as the world leader in greenhouse gas emissions, have given the country a bad rap. Nonetheless, China is now the world's leading producer of renewable energy and has gained global attention for its efforts to address its energy dependence problems.
The escalating trade war has raised important concerns for the U.S. and China to negotiate including jobs, deficit, and growth. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says on its website “Trade Works. Tariffs Don’t.”
Trade is essential to the success of America and the American people. It represents about a third of U.S. GDP, and has helped build the U.S. economy into the undisputed #1. Tariffs are bad news for everyone.