China builds largest floating solar farm in the world

China has promised to make serious changes in its climate policy, and this winter, the difference is already starting to show. Skies are bluer because coal burning is restricted and alternative energy is being embraced by China.

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    China is fast becoming a leader of the solar energy revolution.

    The government invests more each year in wind, hydro and solar power than any other country, and now they have built the largest floating solar farm on earth.

    And as the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, it has launched the largest ever plan to replace carbon with renewable energy.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Mcbride has more from Anhui province, China.


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