Professor Yang Yufeng is a Senior Consulting Expert at the Asian Development Bank and Honorary Research Fellow at Imperial College London. He will demonstrate the 2050 Calculator, a tool for the first time, developed by the UK in 2010, and since then, has been developed all over the world. Professor Yang is responsible for developing the Chinese 2050 Calculator series, an interactive tool to help policy makers, academics and the public understand how a country’s energy and emissions can change over time. Professor Yang will demonstrate his China 2050 Calculator and explain why it is important to raise awareness and understanding of energy and climate change issues.
Amy Yuan Academy was founded in 2015 by award-winning violinist Amy Yuan. Amy was a scholar at Royal Academy of Music and Millfield School. She was the only non-British concertmaster of National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain in its history.
Amy Yuan Academy hosts annual youth music festivals and competitions in England which aim to offer young people the opportunity to learn from experts in their fields, the experience of performing on public stages, to showcase their musical talents and to nurture their musical seeds among young musicians from all over the world.
To mark its Centenary, British Airways has collaborated with trends agency Foresight Factory to produce BA 2119: Flight of the Future, a ground-breaking report which predicts the next 100 years of air travel and outlines the many challenges, including environmental, the aviation industry will face.
To celebrate the launch of Green is GREAT, Foresight Factory’s Josh McBain will outline the report’s findings, discussing how British Airways is already achieving global leadership in the development of sustainable aviation fuels. He will also explore how a desire to limit carbon emissions will result in new opportunities including a transition towards slower vessels that through the use of new technology will be carbon neutral or even carbon negative.
Jaguar will showcase their first all-electric five-seater sports car – the Jaguar I-PACE – in a unique and innovative environment on the East terrace. JLR have designed the space to ‘enhances the cars DNA characteristic of electrifying drive, sports car agility, and excitement from every angle.’
The space will preview Jaguar’s first production battery powered car, launching their commitment to creating electric vehicles. As well as investing in being at the cutting edge of zero vehicle emissions technology, they’ll help visits to the UK Garden and Pavilion understand more about electric cars and the benefits to the environment they bring.
This year the UK became the first major economy to pass laws to end its contribution to global warming by 2050. In London, all 9,200 buses will be zero emission by 2037 at the latest.
A green themed London double deck bus photo booth designed by a Beijing based freelance illustrator Seacrab. Check out her work on Sina Weibo @seacrab
Paddington Bear - with his old hat, battered suitcase, duffel coat and love of marmalade - has become a classic character from English children's literature.
Paddington Bear first appeared on 13 October 1958 in the children's book A Bear Called Paddington and has been featured in more than twenty books written by British author Michael Bond and illustrated by Peggy Fortnum and other artists. You have a chance to meet him in the UK Garden and Pavilion, participate in one of our storytelling sessions on UK National Day at Beijing Expo 2019.
Using a combination of household plastic waste, silkscreen printing and photography techniques, our exhibit aims to put a spotlight on the detrimental effect that one-use plastic has on nature and our oceans. The Deep Blue photography series employs a collage aesthetic, made entirely of plastic waste, with the animal being the focal point, surrounded by the suffocating darkness of plastic pollution. The Game Over silkscreen series illustrates ocean life and plastic waste in the format of the popular video game, Tetris. These silkscreen paintings depict the losing game we’re playing with our planet.
As the world’s learning company, Pearson is committed to help people make progress in their lives through learning. Pearson will host a STEM workshop with onsite students to design and build a mini green house, using the scientific method and engineering design process, create a greener future! It aims to encourage the students to use such methods and spirits to learn the scientific knowledges on greenhouse and environment protection, and how that linking to their daily practices.
The Peter Rabbit brand is inspired by a simpler version of childhood, full of adventure and outdoor play. Tapping into an innate desire for exploration, Peter Rabbit is a call to activate young imaginations, championing curiosity, camaraderie and discovery.
Created by Beatrix Potter, The Tale of Peter Rabbit was published in 1902 and has never been out of print since. Today, more than two million Beatrix Potter books are sold across the world every year. The charming stories have a timeless quality, passed down from generation to generation and discovered anew by many more readers each year. On September 17, Peter Rabbit will make appearance at the UK Garden and Pavilion. A perfect moment to celebrate UK National Day with fans in China.
Step into the red phone box and dial into parts of Britain.
VisitBritain presents Britain’s destination through iconic red phone box by showcasing extraordinary British gardens, exciting authentic experiences whilst celebrating its unexpected hidden treasures. There will be a digital screen connected to the phone in the phone box to encourage visitors dial a specific number to explore videos from different regions of Britain. Meanwhile, 3 steps visa applications video from UKVI helps visitor to understand visa application process. The phone box is decorated with British green plants and flowers to echo GREEN is GREAT campaign.
The Wine People is a British owned company, sole importer & distributor in China of English sparkling wine plus another range of sparkling, white, rose’ and red wines from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina and Italy. We select our wines from family owned wineries, most of which apply sustainable agricultural practices and minimal intervention through the winemaking processes.
The purpose of our presentation is to show how our partner-wineries in Sussex and Kent embrace the concept of sustainability and bring it forward on a daily basis in their agricultural practices and winemaking techniques, resulting in outstanding wines…