Extreme E Founder and CEO Alejandro Agag met with motor racing legend, and good friend, Gil de Ferran for breakfast. Over coffee, the pair dreamt up the idea of a spectacular, captivating, narrative-driven adventure ready to tell the story of the effects of climate change and human activity on stunning, remote locations around the globe through world-class sport…
The Scientific Committee, which includes climate experts from Cambridge and Oxford Universities, will advise the organisers on the series’ education and research programmes, event logistics and impact as well as the recommendation of positive legacy initiatives which support local communities in each race location.
Extreme E is the first sport built out of concern for the climate crisis. The series’ goal is to use electric racing to highlight remote environments under threat of climate change issues, and to encourage us all to take positive action to protect our planet’s future.
As well as its overall mission, Extreme E is committed to minimising its series footprint wherever possible across its events, logistics and operations, and offset the unavoidable via our local legacy projects.
Extreme E is working with a number of key partners essential in the drive to utilise the power and influence of sport in highlighting the impact of climate change, whilst promoting the adoption of electric vehicles to help protect the planet...