By Paul Homewood
Greenpeace have launched their “Making Oil History“ tour, sending the Rainbow Warrior around New Zealand to spread the message and talk about the “clean energy future”:
However, while the Rainbow Warrior has sails it is also dependent on diesel engines for “bad weather conditions”!
Bad weather conditions? Well, fair enough I hear you say.
But it does not end there! The manufacturer’s spec also states:
The ship has the capacity to carry and launch inflatable boats in tough weather conditions. It also has a helicopter landing facility. The oceanic vessel is equipped with the latest in electronic navigation, sailing and communications equipment.
The ship was built to meet strict environmental demands and as a result the heat generated from the engine is recycled to heat the cabins and the used water is treated and purified by a biological system.
I think it is reasonable…
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