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Sustainable materials

Materials influence every aspect of the energy system; therefore, as well as developing new materials for energy generation, materials scientists should engage in public debate about the limitations of future innovations and the conservation of existing materials.

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Allwood, J. Sustainable materials. Nat Rev Mater 1, 15009 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/natrevmats.2015.9

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