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ooking into the future can elicit feelings of dread. Mass extinction, climate change and cultured meat are, to most, the stuff of nightmares. But what about electric power? Electrically powered boats are much older than you might imagine. In late Victorian times, they numbered in their hundreds on the Upper

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