The United Nations predicts that half the world’s population will live in urban areas by the end of 2008 and about 70% will be city dwellers by 2050. There are expected to be more than 27 ‘mega-cities’ - each with more than 10 million people - by 2050.
More crowded cities means more fumes, more noise and more smog. So what to do?
At Shell, we believe the solution is a combination of cleaner fuels, cleaner engines, better public transport and better urban planning. We are doing our best with fuel improvements.
You can find the full text here at the Shell site.
(Full disclosure: My dad worked for shell for over 30 years before retiring.)