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China: Renewables to Create 13m Jobs in 5 years

Beijing is often shrouded in smog. But should the Chinese authorities be moving faster to close down coal-fired power plants?

China says its push for renewable energy will create millions of new jobs. But as air pollution levels in China rise again, is Beijing moving fast enough to clean up its act? We talk to Paolo Frankl at the Paris-based International Energy Agency, which advises governments around the world. Also in the programme, we look at whether Britain's choice to leave the European Union is a threat, or an opportunity, for UK farming. Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images.

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