Low-carbon Expo to initiate 'Green Revolution'

17:46, May 24, 2010      

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With the theme of "Better City, Better Life," the Shanghai World Expo 2010 is showing people around world the description and expectation of a better future. At the same time, the new technologies and ideas, especially low-carbon practices, realized in Expo Site are being put to work in daily life.

Under the influence of the Expo, low-carbon and green traveling is becoming popular with more Chinese people. Therefore, the development of buses driven by alternative energy, such as hybrid power, pure electricity and fuel cells, is growing fast in the domestic market.

As of now, more than 10 cities including Shanghai, Hangzhou and Chongqing, are carrying out the program of popularizing alternative-energy buses, and with the support of the state's program of "thousands of new energy vehicles in 10 cities," the number of such buses and taxis will reach 60,000 in four years.

Apart from this, many new environment-protecting materials used in Shanghai World Expo are callable materials, and they not only satisfy the needs of life, but also maintain a low-carbon lifestyle.

All the new green technologies used in Shanghai Expo, including alternative-energy vehicles, construction materials and solar-electrical energy-generation systems, are going to play important roles in the construction of future cities. A "Green Revolution" is going to come!

By People's Daily Online


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