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dec 20 2007

New cargo ship uses sail power

Why blame travelers for their carbon emissions when there are other, more effective ways of cutting down on pollution? One solution is wind-powered cargo ships. They're a cheaper transportation option for merchandise on the seas, and their use could dramatically cut back on damage to the environment. BBC News has a video report on the first cargo ship to try it:

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