'Wind is abundant, exclusive and freely available': How sails could help the shipping industry navigate a low carbon future

Cecilia Keating
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Credit: Institution Of Mechanical Engineers

Technical paper from the Institute for Mechanical Engineers (IMech) argues 21st century wind sails and slower journeys can slash shipping emissions in the short-term

Last week, the UK government announced it will count emissions from international shipping and aviation in its carbon accounting from 2033, caving to long-running pressure from campaigners and climate...

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