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Shipping industry seeks sustainable fuel alternatives

Shipping industry seeks sustainable fuel alternatives

The shipping sector is moving away from heavy fuel oil to greener alternatives in response to stringent global regulations.

Chris Baraniuk reports for Hakai Magazine.

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Wind-powered sails modernize cargo shipping to reduce emissions

Cargo ships are increasingly adopting advanced sail technologies to decrease fuel consumption and carbon emissions, leveraging designs inspired by airplane wings and enhanced with artificial intelligence.

Nicolás Rivero reports for The Washington Post.

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Rivers take center stage in Europe's climate strategy

Rivers take center stage in Europe's climate strategy

In a bid to slash carbon emissions, France's Seine River emerges as a vital player in a broader European effort to leverage waterways for freight transport.

Liz Alderman reports for The New York Times.

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Panama Canal drought slows cargo traffic

The lake that allows the Panama Canal to function is at the lowest water level ever recorded for the start of the dry season.
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Ports pave the way for eco-friendly maritime travel

In a significant move toward sustainable shipping, ports worldwide are now investing in green fuels, enabling cargo ships to sail without carbon emissions.

Jorn Madslien reports for BBC News.

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Green shipping corridors gaining momentum

Ports around the world are investing in green fuels to allow cargo ships to sail carbon-free.
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Uncounted emissions: The hidden cost of fossil fuel exports

Oil, gas, and coal exports are not counted when countries tally their greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris Agreement. This allows wealthy nations to report progress on emissions reduction goals, while shipping their fossil fuels — and the pollution they produce — overseas.