Robert Swan is a polar explorer, environmentalist and the first man ever to walk unsupported to both the North and South Poles. He is an exceptionally gifted communicator and is regarded as one of the world’s top motivational speakers.
He describes himself as a patron of the Solar Impulse project, which is a Swiss venture to circumnavigate the globe in a solar only airplane. He was the first person to walk to both poles.
As a way of bringing attention to the impact of climate change, and inspired by the team of the solar impulse he is heading back to the poles this time powered only by solar energy, one year after the solar plane completes it trip around the world.
Are you inspired? We certainly are.
Gordon's expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.