New cargo ship uses sail power

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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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