Thursday, January 31, 2013

China Is The New Thneedville As Canned Air Goes On Sale There

lorax chen China Is The New Thneedville As Canned Air Goes On Sale There  

Assuming you were not under a coconut shell for the past weeks, you would have read that China has been combating the problem of smog for a fair number of years already, and the latest occurrences have prompted more calls for something concrete to be done by the government of the day as the situation is not getting any better as each year passes by. Having said that, truth being stranger than fiction at times, we have a real life “Aloysius O’Hare” (of The Lorax movie fame) in the form of entrepreneur Chen Guangbiao who has begun to sell canned air. Of course, I am quite sure that rich as he is, the whole idea of selling canned air at 5 yuan each is not to make more money to add to his $740 million fortune, but rather, to stress on a point concerning the toll on the environment.

For the rest of the story: http://www.ubergizmo.com/2013/01/china-is-the-new-thneedville-as-canned-air-goes-on-sale-there/

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