A focus for innovation and human ingenuity, Expo 2020 Dubai is an optimistic indicator of what the longer term might appear to be as efforts to decarbonise the world ramp up.
That’s based on UK secretary of state for transport, Grant Shapps.
“Coming right here to Expo 2020 and seeing what almost 200 nations have to supply renews my religion within the human spirit, that we’re going to have the ability to do that and rescue the planet,” Shapps mentioned because the UK Pavilion hosts an occasions programme on the way forward for safer, extra sustainable journey.
“Clearly there’s additional to go – I stay up for COP28 right here in 2023, and COP27 subsequent 12 months in Egypt, to ensure we’re on the precise path.
“I feel Expo 2020 is extremely essential as a result of it factors the way in which to the longer term.
“One of many issues that instantly strikes you is how a lot of this Expo is about issues like decarbonisation.”
He added: “We have to go a world of guilt-free flying.
“You solely try this by investing in flight expertise.
“And once I speak to Emirates, who I met this morning, for instance, or Rolls-Royce, who’re creating the engines which are going to fly us right here, you realise the need to get there’s completely inbuilt.”