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Re: Will Brits Take Action To Fight Climate Change

Originally Posted by Ricoh View Post
What can the British do (broaden this to the whole of the UK) to reduce climate change due to the effects of shipping? Reduce imports / exports? Use sailing galleons? Battery powered ships?
The Swedes and Norwegians are in fact building and using battery powered ships for 'internal' routes, but then both Sweden and Norway have plentiful supplies of hydro-electricity.

This is something that may well work for some of Scotland's shorter ferry routes given the amount of wind power generated north of the border.

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