Giant ocean liners moored in downtown ports are a startling sight in many European cities. But they are also a source of pollution because they have to leave their engines running to get electricity. Until now.
While diesel cars increasingly look to be on the way out, another big polluter is often ignored: shipping. Will electric vessels, including the first e-barges, help the industry clean up its act?
More than 100 cities worldwide get at least 70 percent of their electricity from renewable sources, according to a new initiative. How did they manage and what can we learn from them?
A dozen fishing boats blocked the narrow shipping channel into Calais, halting shipping movements at France's busiest passenger port. The fishermen are upset with losses caused by electric pulse fishing.
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