The goal of the challenge is to clean up 326 million tonnes of CO2 before the year 2025, Robert Swan and his son Barney will be embarking on these four listed expeditions as a platform to achieve this mission.

CF: South Pole Energy Challenge

Nov 12th, ’17 – Jan 15th, ’18

Father & Son have completed the first-ever expedition to the South Pole powered solely by clean energy technologies. Thank you to all our sponsors, supporters, family and friends.

CF: Arctic ’19

June 16th -26th, 2019

In June 2019, 2041 will reunite with The Explorer’s Passage, a pioneer in adventure travel, and renew focus on this strategic hotspot of climate change – the Arctic.

CF: Trans America Cycle

May 1st – Oct 1st, 2019

This 3100+ mile cross-country bike journey will promote the exciting possibilities of renewable energy and sustainable development throughout America.

2041 has inspired 3500 Alumni on 22 Expeditions over 14 years.

Learn more about our next expedition to the Antarctic, ClimateForce: Antarctica 2018.







With passion and vigor, Robert Swan pleads with us to choose the preservation of the Antarctic for our own survival.

Lets Save the Last Pristine Continent

2041 will be a pivotal year for our planet. That year will mark the end of a 50-year agreement to keep Antarctica, the Earth’s last pristine continent, free of exploitation. Explorer Robert Swan — the first person to walk both the North and South Poles — is on a mission to ensure that we extend that treaty.

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