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James Cameron visits Masdar City

20 Mar 2011 Press Release
Masdar City

Revered filmmaker and philanthropist James Cameron visited Masdar City, where he learned about the city’s journey to develop the world’s most sustainable low-carbon city. 

He was also given a comprehensive overview of Masdar's approach to tackling the complex sustainability challenges the world faces.

Cameron said: "Through Masdar, the leadership of the UAE has taken a visionary path towards the future. In the heart of a major oil producing nation, Masdar is a shining ideal of what a long term, sustainable future for energy can be.

"[Masdar City] is a test bed - and this is where the technology is going to come from that will allow us to have a renewable energy future," he added.

Dr Sultan Al Jaber, Masdar CEO, said: "The remarkable passion that James Cameron has for the environment and a healthy, thriving future is clearly seen in his works."

Masdar Staff