The 2010 Shanghai World Expo: The Challenge for Distributed Energy

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Date: 
May 22, 2006 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Bldg. 90

The economy of China is expected continue its breakneck expansion. Beijing will host the summer Olympics in 2008, and Shanghai will be the site of the World Expo in 2010. The entire world is afraid Mothership Earth cannot endure the environmental load caused by China's 13 billion people. Over the past century, the average temperature in Shanghai has increased by 1.5C, more than three times of the global average. The temperature increase in the recent decade was a very rapid 0.11C, and this tendency will continue at least for a few years. The main culprit of such dramatic climate change is directly connected with the increase of energy consumption. For more information about this seminar, please contact: JoAnne Lambert 510.486.4835, or send e-mail to JMLambert@lbl.gov

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