The ZERO Race is an 80-day around the world event by a group of completely electric cars. It is race for clean technology and to save the world. The ZERO Race is a Swiss initiative of Louis Palmer, and represents a natural continuation of his Solartaxi Project, which was the first circumnavigation of the planet in a solar-powered car.
In the ZERO Race, a variety of electric cars from all over the world join the global journey to help fulfill its mission.
Dr Julianna Priskin is a research consultant specialising in the environmental aspects of tourism, and is responsible for sustainability and communications for the Zero Emissions Race.
Julianna has worked in both academia and as a research consultant. Her core field of interest is how tourism can become a solution to global environmental problems and help achieve a realistic balance between development and natural resource conservation. Julianna is also an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Tourism and Urban Studies at the University of Québec in Montréal in Canada. Julianna holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science degree with Honours in Geography, and a Ph.D. from the University of Western Australia.
Julianna is currently travelling with the Zero Race to report daily about the event and environmental projects people are participating in around the world where the expedition passes through. Weekly race updates will be posted on this blog.
All the views expressed in the blog are that of the Author, and not the views of the United Nations Environment Programme.