Paris revisited

November 30, 2015

 

 

This first week of December 2015,  no less than 195 heads of state and government have converged on Le Bourget outside Paris and attempt to broker a deal to reduce carbon emissions and Global Warming.

 

 Many will promote the virtues of the electric vehicle, most of them totally innocent of the fact that in the very heart of the City of Lights, some 130 years ago, a Parisian inventor called Trouvé had tested both the first electric automobile and the first electric autoboat and that his small motor was used to propel an electric airship. (Desmond/McFarland).

 

 

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