Wind-powered ships are back. But will they make an impact?

The maritime industry is eyeing a pivot back to basics

Old engraved illustration of ship at sea.
Ships are once again trying to harness to power of the sea
(Image credit: mikroman6 / Getty Images)

Now that cars, planes, and ships have wreaked havoc on the environment, some companies are looking to go back to transportation basics: using the wind to sail the sea.

How are ships harnessing wind power?

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