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Cool Ideas to Clean Up Pollution From Cars, Trucks, Ships and Planes

Cool Ideas to Clean Up Pollution From Cars, Trucks, Ships and Planes

By Marlene Cimons Nearly a century ago, German engineer Anton Flettner launched a ship into the ocean. “Without sails or steam, like a ghost ship, it moved mysteriously through the water with no apparent means of propulsion,” according to a 1925 article that appeared in Popular Science Monthly. The ship cruised in silence, without spewing […]

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    How the Shipping Industry Bought a Global Pass on Emissions

    How the Shipping Industry Bought a Global Pass on Emissions

    By Andy Rowell When Donald Trump signalled earlier this year that the U.S. was going to pull out of the UN Paris climate agreement, there was global outrage at his actions. The perceived wisdom is that the agreement is the best international mechanism we have to fight climate change and to keep global warming to […]