Reflections are only that, reflections, nothing more nothing less. Often these reflections are related to books I read, but occasionally also other things. These are often written very late, very fast,  using notes from my mobile phone, so the grammar and spelling is horrible.

Eight Chinese Cities showing the way towards a global low carbon economy - Smart solutions and export opportunities for the 21st century

On my way to China again and all the possibilities there. First time since the Olympics and I will focus a little extra on eight cities that can influence the future for us all. Cities that already are giving important contributions to a low carbon future.

1. Baoding

Export of PV and wind

2. Beijing
Nanotech for a low carbon future
Smart Construction

3. Dezhou
Himin Solar Valley

4. Guangzhou
Smart city planning and buildings

5. Shanghai
Energy efficient buildings

6. Shenzhen
BYD Electric cars

7. Tianjin
Tianjin Eco-City

8. Wuxi
The headquarter of Suntech +more solar as well as wind energy, biofuel and IT/computer industry