In a surprising turn of events, China has been taking huge steps in trying to shrink their carbon footprint. The country is known for being the most polluted in the world--the city of Beijing is especially notorious for its extreme pollution or “smog”. The country shut down its last coal power plant this past spring and has been choosing cleaner ways of getting energy. Six months ago the government announced that construction was wrapping up on the world’s largest solar farm. In June they turned it on.