Last month, a solar-powered trailer set off on a four-year journey that will cross six continents and 90 countries — all in a bid to stop global warming.
Nicknamed the SolarButterfly for its set of 80-square-meter, solar panel-covered “wings” — which power the Tesla Model X towing it — the trailer began its adventure amid dramatic alpine vistas at the United Nations office in Geneva, Switzerland.
The first phase of the project — which has been largely crowdfunded, along with support from corporate sponsors — will take it on a six-month, 22,000-kilometer (13,670-mile) trip across 32 countries in Europe.
Louis Palmer, the brains behind the SolarButterfly, says the purpose of the trip is to highlight climate crisis solutions that already exist — and inspire others to take action.
“The message is that it’s possible to save the planet,” says Palmer.
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Source: CNN Travel
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