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In this week's programme, the future of fuel in America.
Ahead of the US election, David Shukman assesses
whether cleaner energy, like solar power, could be a viable
A factory like this one is now producing solar panels that
It means that solar power can be roughly comparable in cost
Chris Buckler meets the teenagers who have risked their lives to get
to Europe, now living alone on the streets of Italy.
As the Proms celebrates Quincy Jones' 60-year career,
First, to the United States, where the result of November's
presidential election is likely to have a far-reaching
effect on the future of America's energy policy.
Donald Trump says global warming is not worth worrying
about and he has pledged to revive the coal industry.
But Hillary Clinton is warning that climate change is one of the most
She wants the US to invest more in renewable power.
David Shukman reports from Ohio on the political battle
On the Ohio River, a vast fleet of barges laden with coal,
part of a massive industry that has powered the American economy
But as I visit this sprawling complex, coal is now caught up
Put simply, Donald Trump supports it, Hillary Clinton does not.
The coal mines here are like underground cities,
But because of tough pollution controls and cheaper shale gas,
dozens of mining companies have filed for bankruptcy.
Donald Trump offers them the prospect of revival.
By the end of the year, this mine will close.
The miners blame environmentalists and President Obama's
One leading mine owner, a Trump supporter, tells me real
If two coalminers are laid off, if they own anything
When they get laid off, they have no-one to sell that home too.
Those people who want to work in honour and dignity
It is not the America I cherish, which is why I speak out like I do.
That is why I say Obama is the greatest scourge that America
In another corner of Ohio, a clean way of generating power.
At this local company, First Solar, robots and people
churn out a solar panel every single second.
A new industry is rising as an older one declines.
While the debate rages over whether climate change is a threat
or not, there has been an incredibly rapid industrial transformation
so that a factory like this one is now producing solar panels that
It means that solar power can be roughly comparable in cost
Whoever wins the American presidential election,
low carbon power may make sense anyway.
Panel by panel, America is becoming greener without many
I just think we have some politicians that are
fighting the last war, they are fighting over something,
they still believe solar power is somewhere out
We've probably passed the tipping point, the turning point,
All this matters because America is the world's largest economy.
Its decisions on energy could boost or undermine international action
on global warming under the Paris Climate Agreement.
Donald Trump says he will pull America out of it.
Hillary Clinton supports it, so a great deal hangs
It is still one of the biggest crises facing
Latest figures suggest more than 100,000 migrants came to Italy
And more and more of them are children.
The charity Save The Children says as many as 15,000 unaccompanied
Chris Buckler met some of them as they arrived on a rescue ship
Arriving from Africa, both young and old see
A different world from the poverty and in some cases turmoil that many
But each new face that appears in places like Catania adds
That is particularly true for the children who arrive
It is obvious in the city around this port that many live
on the fringes of the system that is supposed to protect them,
Among the teenagers we found here was Fattah.
He travelled by himself from the troubled country of Somalia
We are not showing his face because he is only 14.
Are there not dangers for you because your mum is not
Workers from the charity Save The Children were with us
Keeping a separation between the worlds of children
and adults is proving to be a challenge.
There are children who simply leave the reception centres
and there is little the staff there can do to stop them.
Europe is starting to struggle to provide the education,
shelter and stability needed by the unaccompanied children
For refugees and migrants of all ages, home is both something
that has been left behind as well as something
He is one of the most influential figures in the history of modern
music, who has worked with some of the biggest artists
Quincy Jones' career spans six decades and
Now, at the age of 83, some of his most famous work
is being celebrated at the Proms here in London and he has been
speaking to the BBC's Stephen Smith about his remarkable
# Land of hope and glory, mother of the free...
He has worked with everyone. What makes a great musician, Quincy?
Understanding that you need to be humble with your creativity and
gracious with your success, because today everybody wants to put money
and fame but without work. And you must work. Even filler, I didn't
think about money. I think that something that moves and gives you
goose bumps. And it worked. If you go after money and fame, no. And
what was it like going back and working with Sinatra? I will never
take this off. He left me that. He lifted to me when he us. Back in the
day at the time I started, a singer was not even considered unless he
could sing like a jazz saxophone player. Anne Frank had that. -- and
Frank had that. Here is a Quincy Jones original. Like many have
achieved so much it is often the first African-American to do this,
the first African-American to do that, what do you think it is like
right now for African Americans? The confrontation is bigger than it ever
was and something has to be done. Something has to be done. You can't
just ignored it. In the north it always pretended that is in
segregation but it is not true. Now we must do something about it. They
are killing young black kids every day. They did it in the 30s more
than ever but it is still happening. And I will fight that until I die.
Quincy Jones might be 83 years old but he has no intention of slowing
down. He has new album is planned and is currently writing his first
opera. What an amazing man. That's all from reporters for this week.
From me, goodbye. Some of us had a nice day but for
others quite the opposite. We saw some dramatic thunderstorms, every
picture tells a story of some of the storms meant business. We saw flash
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