Alternative Energy record breaker

Alternative Energy record breaker

The Greenbird project, a project initiated to attempt to break the land speed record for a wind powered vehicle, has come to an end. Uncharacteristic rainfall in the Australian desert has thwarted the attempt. This uncharacteristic rainfall could well be as a result of the damage being caused by the continual removal of our rainforests and the increasing levels of carbon we pump into the atmosphere.

…July saw twice its monthly average fall in 2 days at the end of the month, then August saw its monthly average quota fall over the last 12 hours – Richard Jenkins

All of this rain in stark contrast to a month or so back when Australia were reporting the biggest drought in living memory!

Check out more at Dales site Zero Carbonista on the attempt or directly at te Greenbird website (PS its a lovely looking website!)

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