UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called on China to take the lead internationally on climate change. The UN chief went on to say that there could not be a successful climate change accord unless China is involved.
The Alpha Ventus project says the first of 12 turbines in a major offshore wind farm project has been installed in the North Sea, adding that the €250 million venture will produce enough electricity for 50,000 homes.
While concerns about climate change are growing, Australia is planning to double its coal exports by 2030. Australia is already the biggest coal exporter in the world, extracting over 300 million tons every year.