Winter/Spring 2009

Climate Solutions Road Tour: MUMBAI STOP

india_car-story_2The colorful, solar plug-in electric-powered REVA car (right), manufactured in Bangalore, was the highlight of the Climate Solutions Road Tour. Designed for low speed, congested, urban conditions, it runs for 150 kms on a one-hour electric charge.

The road tour traveled across India, starting on January 3 from Chennai and reaching New Delhi on February 4, to raise awareness about local initiatives for climate change solutions. It visited 15 cities en route. The Asia Foundation, in partnership with the University of Mumbai, sponsored The Indian Youth Climate Network events in Mumbai, held in conjunction with the tour.