Friday, May 05, 2006

Olympic 2008 Beijing China : New China

The Olympic Movement's Agenda 21 is Beijing's guideline for hosting the 2008 Olympic Games One of the themes for Beijing 2008 is a "Green Olympics" if it is selected to host the Games.

Hosting of the Games in Beijing will serve as a "catalyst" for environmental improvement and help promote sustainable development in Beijing and China.

Beijing will invest a total of 12.2 billion U.S. dollars in protecting the ecological environment in the period of 1998-2007.

Since 1998, Beijing has invested a total of 3.63 billion U.S. dollars in spreading the use of clean fuels, controling gas pollutant emission, treating wastewater, safe disposal of solid waste and protecting wild life species.

By the time the Olympic Games Beijind China opens in 2008, Beijing will have met the required environmental quality standards. A new Beijing of fresh air, beautiful environment and sound ecosystem will emerge in the eyes of the people of the world.

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