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Nature Climate Change volume 5, pages 196197 (2015) | Download Citation

Modelling of the power system on the west coast of North America shows that including bioenergy with carbon capture and sequestration technologies could enable the region to be carbon negative by 2050.

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  1. Nico Bauer is at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, PO Box 601203, 14412 Potsdam, Germany

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