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Climate and energy challenges for materials science

The Paris agreement on climate change represents an important step in the design of a new global framework for the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions. Energy efficiency and renewable energy are keys for the success of this ambitious agreement.

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Figure 1: Potential global final renewable energy use in 2030.

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Gielen, D., Boshell, F. & Saygin, D. Climate and energy challenges for materials science. Nature Mater 15, 117–120 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmat4545

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